Illustration: 'Cybele (Rone) Syrian Goddess Fig 8'

Scope and Content

Image of line drawing showing seated Phrygian goddess (Cybele) in the west from a Roman lamp. This drawing is probably a gallery proof of an image published in the 1913 translation of ‘The Syrian Goddess’ by Lucian of Samosata, edited by John Garstang. Additional note on the drawing states ‘Fig. 8 The Phrygian goddess (Kybele) in the west from a Roman lamp’. Handwritten note with negative states 'Cybele on throne supported by lions (drawing) 'Syrian Goddess' Fig 8' and 'A3 Slide 70' in a different hand.


Formerly stored in JG/X/9/1.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Negative has scratches and minor light damage.

Conditions Governing Use

Original author is unknown. Copyright expired 70 years after it was created and 70 years after it was made available to the public.

Related Material

Lantern slide 70 A3.


Lucian of Samosata, (1913) The Syrian goddess, being a translation of Lucian' 'De dea Syria' with a life of Lucian by H.A. Strong, Edited with notes and an introduction by J. Garstang, p 72.