a Vestal Virgin, accused of incest, appealed to the goddess to prove her innocence, and had power given to her to carry a sieve fill of water from the Tiber to the temple. (V. Max. 8.1
. absol. 5; Plin. Nat. 28.2
; Dionys. A. R. 2.69
; Augustin. de Civ. Dei,
This miracle is commemorated on an ancient gem, of which an engraving is given in the Dict. of Antiq.
p. 1191a, 2d ed.