Dish: The Goddess Anahita

Dish: The Goddess Anahita

400-600

Silver gilt

Overall: 4.6 x 21.6 cm (1 13/16 x 8 1/2 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1962.295

Description

Anahita, the Zoroastrian goddess of water and fertility, was one of the last of the ancient tradition of Near Eastern nude mother goddesses.

See also
Collection: 
Near Eastern Art
Type of artwork: 
Metalwork
Medium: 
Silver gilt

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