In Greek mythology Artemis is the daughter of Zeus and Leto and the twin sister of Apollo. In Roman mythology, she was known as Diana. She was the virgin moon goddess of the hunt, wild animals, healing, wilderness, chastity, and, ironically, childbirth (she was worshipped as a fertility / childbirth goddess mostly in cities), since she assisted her mother in the delivery of her twin. Early in her development, she was identified with Hecate, the primal, pre-Olympian feral goddess. She later became more identified with and eventually supplanted Selene as the moon goddess to complement her twin's identification with and upplantation
of Helios as the sun god.
|Dimensions: W: 11" H: 23" D: 14" (28cm x 58cm x 36cm)|
|Dimensions: W: 3.75" H: 7" D: 3.5" (10cm x 18cm x 9cm)|
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