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    Reddish marble carved votive relief of Selene: a female bust to the front in an arched niche, draped in a sleeved chiton, and with her hair parted in the middle and brought down over her ears, nose now missing, surrounded by a crescent on her head, seven stars in the field around and the signs of the zodiac in low relief; inscribed beneath with an unitelligible Gnostic formula
Excavated/Findspot Argos2ndC-3rdC
British Museum
All the beings of our world are, in the eyes of the Gnostics, the sediment of a lost heaven.
— Jacques Lacarriere

    Reddish marble carved votive relief of Selene: a female bust to the front in an arched niche, draped in a sleeved chiton, and with her hair parted in the middle and brought down over her ears, nose now missing, surrounded by a crescent on her head, seven stars in the field around and the signs of the zodiac in low relief; inscribed beneath with an unitelligible Gnostic formula

    Excavated/Findspot Argos
    2ndC-3rdC

    British Museum

    All the beings of our world are, in the eyes of the Gnostics, the sediment of a lost heaven.

    Jacques Lacarriere

     
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