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Summary

Cybele statue of the I century BC.

Class:

  • Relief, votiv stone or altar
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Kurul Castle (Ordu) - Bayadı Village

Mithridates VI period Pontic fortress

Kotyora - Cotyora

Modern Ordu

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The sculpture of Cybele sitting on her throne dates to the time of Mithridates, king of Pontus and Armenia Minor in northern Anatolia from 120 to 63 BC. In Anatolian mythology Kybele , Phrygian: Matar Kubileya/Kubeleya "Kubeleyan Mother was the personification of  earth.

 

  1. S. Yücel Şenyurt, Atakan Akçay, Doğu Karadeniz Kibelesi - Atlas, 2016- https://www.academia.edu/29825100