MYSIA, Cyzikus: Head of Attis

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MYSIA

CYZICUS

Hemiobol, 480-400 v. Chr. Head of Attis to l. with Phrygian cap; below, tunny. Rv. KY Head of bull to r. 0,33 g. Oval flan. Von Fritze, Kyzikos Cf. p. 37,20, SNG von Aulock 7336/7337.
                                                                                                                                                              Vf.       150,-

Attis was a devotee of the Phrygian Goddess Cybele and ritually castrated himself in her honour, as described in a Poem by Catullus (No. 63).
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