Artemis of Ephesus (Deity, Concept)

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Artemis of Ephesus (en), Artemide di Efeso (it), ephesische Artemis (de), Artemis Ephesia (fr)Additional labels


From the Greek point of view, the Ephesian Artemis is a distinctive form of their goddess Artemis. At Ephesus, a goddess whom the Greeks associated with Artemis was venerated in an archaic, pre-Hellenic cult image that was carved of wood (a xoanon) and kept decorated with jewelry. On the coins minted at Ephesus, the goddess wears a mural crown.

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