Illustration: 'Hittite god + goddess "Syrian Godess". Fig 2'

Scope and Content

Image of a line drawing of a coin discovered in Hierapolis, Turkey, featuring a god and a goddess. 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 image states ‘Fig. 7 The god and goddess, Hierapolis (from a coin of the site, date about 225AD now at Vienna cf. Lucian 31-33’. Handwritten note with negative states 'A3 Slide 65' and 'Coin - The god + goddess of Hierapolis c 225 A’.


Formerly stored in JG/X/9/1.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Negative has minor discolouration due to light damage.

Conditions Governing Use

Author is unknown. Copyright expired 70 years after first publication.

Related Material

Lantern slide 65 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.