Goddess Artemis Statue in Ephesus Museum in Selçuk, Turkey - Encircle Photos

32 Goddess Artemis Statue in Ephesus Museum in Selçuk, Turkey

The highlight of the Ephesus Museum is the Hall of Artemis Ephesia. There you will admire statues of Artemis, the Greek goddess of hunting and chastity. She is typically portrayed as a hunter. But the Lady of Ephesus is adorned with multiple breasts symbolizing her fertility. This 5.75 foot marble statue was named Artemis the Beautiful when discovered in 1956. It was sculpted during the 2nd century AD. The larger version is Colossal Artemis from the 1st century.

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Atatürk, Uğur Mumcu Sevgi Yolu No: 26, 35920 Selçuk/İzmir, Turkey

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