Antefix Depicting Achelous

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 29 October 2019
Antefix Depicting Achelous

This leaf wreath antefix shows the head of Achelous. Achelous was the god of water and rivers of the whole world. Clay. From Curti, near Capua, Italy. Etruscan, 480-460 BCE. It is on display at the Altes Museum in Berlin, Germany.


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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2019, October 29). Antefix Depicting Achelous. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11392/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Antefix Depicting Achelous." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 29, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/11392/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Antefix Depicting Achelous." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 29 Oct 2019. Web. 13 Nov 2019.

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