Marble statuette of triple-bodied Hekate and the three Graces
1st–2nd century A.D.
H. 12 in. (30.5 cm)
The Bothmer Purchase Fund, 1987
Hekate presided over pathways and crossroads, especially at night. She was the goddess of the moon and of nocturnal sorcery. Like Hermes, she could travel to and from the underworld and the earth.
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