'Coins of Hierapolis "Syrian Goddess" Frontispiece AD'

Scope and Content

Image of a photograph of 10 coins discovered in Hierapolis, Turkey, showing Syrian goddesses. The photograph probably a gallery proof for the front piece published in the 1913 translation of ‘The Syrian Goddess’ by Lucian of Samosata, edited by John Garstang. Handwritten note with negative states 'A3 Slide 67', 'Coin of Hierapolis' '"Syrian Goddess".


Formerly stored in JG/X/9/1.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Negative has significant discolouration due to light damage and some scratches.

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 67 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, frontpiece.