Artemis (Diana) of Ephesus, 2nd century A.D., Roman copy of a Greek original, alabaster with 19th-century bronze head, hands, and feet. Museo archeologico nazionale, Naples
Meet one of the strangest figures in all of art history: Artemis of Ephesus. Read more about this odd sculpture here.
The images below show the last legacy of our multi-breasted goddess. Thanks to Centuries Past for reminding me of these incredible works of art!
Niccolò Tribolo, The Goddess of Nature, c. 1529, marble. Musée National du Château, Fontainebleau
Giulio Romano, Artemis of Ephesus, 1514-46. The British Museum, London
Salvator Rosa, Figurina, print, 1653-58. The British Museum, London