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  1. WALDSTEIN, Ch. The Argive Heraeum II, 1905. p. 324. nº 2714-2722 and maybe six more (nº 2723-2728).
  2. CIPRIANI, M. “Il ruolo di Hera nel santuario meridionale di Poseidonia”. Héra : images, espaces, cultes : actes du colloque
    international du Centre de Recherches archéologiques de l'Université de Lille III et de l'Association P.R.A.C., Lille. 1997.  
    p. 219.
  3. FURTWÄNGLER, A. Aegina. Das Heiligtum der Aphaia, 1906. p. 391, nº 11 con pl. 114 nº 55.
  4. ROLLEY, C. “Autres objets de métal”. L´Antre corycien II. BCH. suppl. 9, 1984, p. 279 nº 68.
  5. STROM, I. “The early sanctuary of the Argive Heraion and its external relations” (8th – early 6th cent. BC.). ActArch 59,
    1988, 173-203.
  6. BAUMBACH, Jens D. The Significance of Votive Offerings in Selected Hera Sanctuaries in the Peloponnese, Ionia and
    Western Greece. Oxford. Archeopress. 2004. p. 82.
  7. HOMER. Odyssey. Translated by A. T. Murray. XXI. 5-7.
  8. HOMER. Odyssey. XXI. 46-50.
  9. BAUMBACH, J.D. 2004. Op. cit., p. 81-82.; IMHOOF-BLUMER, F. Monnaies Grecques, Ámsterdam, 1883. p. 174. nº 96.
  10. We can see the “rotation key” mentioned by Aristophanes (approximately at 410 BC) as a “Spartan Key”: “Our husbands
    now carry little Spartan keys on their persons, made with three notches and full of malice and spite.” ARISTOPHANES,
    Thesmophoriasuzae, 422-424. Ed. Eugene O´Neil Jr.
  11. GRIMAL, Pierre. Diccionario de Mitología Griega y Romana. Paidos, 1965. p. 238.
  12. Clavim consuetudo erat mulieribus donare ob significandam partus facilitatem”. FESTUS, Sextus Pompeius. De verborum
    significatione. sig. III s.v. clavim.
  13. BAUMBACH, J.D. 2004. Op. cit. p. 81 y ss.
  14. Aeschylus (525-455 BC) gives them the epithet kledoujos or "key holder". AESCHYLUS. The Supplicants. 299.
  15. NEUBURGUER, A. 1919. Op. cit. p. 340. We can see here that the interpretarion is confusing and some scholars said that
    this is an Artemis priestesses, maybe Iphigenia, but we have more examples of votive reliefs with this representation in
    Hera sanctuaries and we can identify it with these.
  16. Supra. HOMER. Odyssey, XXI, 4.
  17. ZANCANI MONTUORO, P. “L´edificio quadrato nello Heraion alla Foce del Sele”. AttiMemMagnaGr (1965-66). Pp. 182-
    184.
  18. According to the dating of the Rheneia cups found in Phase II, although we must be very cautious until excavations give us
    more information. NEIDINGER, William and MATTHEWS, Eulah. The 2009 Excavation at Bylazora, Republic of Macedonia.
    Texas Foundation for Archaeological and Historical Research, Canyon Lake, Texas. 2009. p. 7.
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AESCHYLUS. The Supplicants. ed. Herbert Weir Smyth, Ph.D.

ARISTOPHANES,
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The Significance of Votive Offerings in Selected Hera Sanctuaries in the Peloponnese, Ionia and
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