A seated satyr. Side A of an Attic red-figure skyphos, artist unknown; 5th cent. BCE. Now in the Regional Archaeological Museum “Antonio Salinas,” Palermo. Photo credit: Marie-Lan Nguyen/Wikimedia Commons.
Anthologia Palatina 6.24 (author and date
Note: The Syrian Goddess
In the entrance of this temple, Heliodorus
Dedicates to the Syrian Goddess this net,
Worn down in vain. It is undefiled
By any catch of speared fish,
But he dragged in much seaweed within it
By the seashore with its fine anchorages!