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Marble Statue from Nymphaeum
A marble statue of Aphrodite holding a basin, found at Nymphaeum in Gortyna archaeological site.
Roman Period 2nd century B.C.
Heraklion Museum
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Statues of Isis and Zeus
Two statues from the temple of the Egyptian Gods at Gortyn that combine iconographic elements and symbols of Hellenic and Egyptian deities. alike. The Isis - Persephone figure is holding a sistrum and wearing a moon disk, the symbol of Isis, on her head. Zeus - Sarapis, with a modio on his head, represents Pluto with Cerberus beside him, the three - headed dog that guards the Underworld. Roman Period rnd century A.D. - Heraklion Museum

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