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Bronze statue of Cybele on a cart drawn by lions, Metropolitan Museum of Art | by lreed76
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Bronze statue of Cybele on a cart drawn by lions, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Second half of 2nd century AD. Cybele was an Anatolian (Turkish) goddess who had a popular cult. She was introduced into Roman culture during the Second Punic War (3rd century BC) and remained popular until early Christian times.

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Taken on March 31, 2010