H 290 x W 205 mm
Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white
Published Mar 2017
Artemis and Her Cult provides a first attempt to bring together archaeological and literary sources from two main Artemis sanctuaries, hoping to contribute to a clearer picture of her cult.
Abstract; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Artemis; 3. Archaeology Related to Cult Activity; 4. Common Features; 5. Cult Activity; 6. Artemis and Her Cult; Final conclusion; Bibliography; Artemis and Her Cult – Appendices: Appendix 1: A Summary of the Three Main Attic Cult Sites for Artemis; Appendix 2: Votive Objects Found at Artemis Orthia, Sparta; Appendix 3: Votive objects found at Artemis Ephesia, Ephesus; Appendix 4: Dawkins’ 1910 and 1907 Excavation Plans. Dawkins 1929; Appendix 5: Modern Overview of Artemis Orthia Site, Sparta; Appendix 6: Comparison of Dating by Dawkins and Boardman; Appendix 7: Inscription by Soixiadas Arikrateos; Appendix 8: Table of Masks Found at Artemis Orthia, Sparta; Appendix 9: Examples of the Masks from the Spartan Museum of Archaeology; Appendix 10: Wrinkled Masks: Same or Different Category?; Appendix 11: The Origin of Masks; Appendix 12: Lead Figurines; Appendix 13: Plans of the different phases of the architecture at the site of Artemis Ephesia; Appendix 14: Modern overview of Artemis Ephesia site, Ephesus; Appendix 15: Ephesian Coins (BC unless otherwise stated); Appendix 16: Artemis Ephesia Statues and their Features Tabled Based on Plate Numbers Fleischer 1973; Appendix 17: Plan of the Temple of Alea Athena, Tegea; Appendix 18: The Legend of Telephos; Appendix 19: Votive Objects Found at Alea Athena, Tegea; Appendix 20: Common features at sanctuaries of Artemis at Sparta, Ephesus, Brauron and Athena at Tegea; Appendix 21: krateriskoi depicting clothed females; Appendix 22: krateriskoi depicting naked females; Appendix 23: krateriskoi depicting musical instruments; Appendix 24: krateriskos showing a bear-like figure
'Overall, [Leger] sets a fine pattern for archaeological studies on other deities that may be envisaged in the future.'