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 Ch. 3: Aphrodite and Athena 


 Aphrodite Riding Seashell 

Here is the beautiful goddess Aphrodite who was formed when sea foam gathered about the genitals of Uranus.15 It can now be seen why Aphrodite was known as the "Lady of Cyprus,"16 and why she was said to ride on a seashell. Contrary to any claims that the shell was a scallop shell,17 it can be seen that it was actually a cone-shaped triton shell, which is the type of shell closely associated with her.18

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