M0004615: Statue of Hygeia, goddess of health

5 May 1936
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About this work

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Previous title, replaced May 2020: Statue of Hygeia in Pentelic marble.


A reproduction of a photograph of a statue of Hygeia, the Greek and Roman goddess of health, cleanliness and hygiene. The statue is made from pentelic marble and was found in 1797 in Ostia, near Tor Boacciano, Italy.


5 May 1936

Physical description

1 photograph glass plate negative; 12 x 16 cm


Catalogue data comes from a combination of entries in the original glass plate registers, metadata created when the glass plates were digitised in the early 2000s and enhancements made by the cataloguer in 2021.

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