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Cybele wearing a turreted crown and holding a sceptre; in the background men work on the land; representing Earth, one of the four elements. Engraving by J. Sadeler, 1587, after D. Barendsz.

Barendsz, Dirck, 1534-1592.
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1587

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Terra. Diva colens terra, et clara reperta ministrans; / Alma faue terris et tua sceptra rege / Solae namque datum nostros tibi nosse labores / Nec terris maius Pallade numen inest. I. Sadeler scalps: et excud. Francofurt ad Moenum. Theodor Bernard A. inventor

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Francofurt ad Moenum [Frankfurt am Main] : I. Sadeler scalps: et excud., 1587.

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1 print : line engraving ; platemark 17.4 x 22.9 cm

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Wellcome Library no. 26866i

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Cybele wearing a turreted crown and holding a sceptre; in the background men work on the land; representing Earth, one of the four elements. Engraving by J. Sadeler, 1587, after D. Barendsz. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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