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"I sing of Artemis, whose shafts are of gold,

who cheers on the hounds,

the pure maiden, shooter of stags, who delights in archery . . .

Over the shadowy hills and windy peaks she draws her golden bow,

rejoicing in the chase, and sends out grievous shafts."


Photo Credit: Laurie Sue Brockway

Information on this statue:

Title: Bronze statue of Artemis and a Deer

Period: Late Hellenistic or Early Imperial

Date: ca. 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.

Culture: Greek

Medium: Bronze