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Detail of the large statue of Artemis. The multiple appendages have been variously interpreted as breasts (probable if she was a fertility deity), bee eggs, bull testicles, etc.
Above them note carefully the representations of various signs of the Zodiac! Some believe that the semi-circular scarf above the signs of the Zodiac is a stole of bees.
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There are quite a few DIFFERENT representations of Artemis. Type in "Artemis Statue" in the Search Window (upper right) and click to view - this is very interesting!