Mixoparthenos

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Carole Raddato
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published on 01 March 2014
Mixoparthenos

The Mixoparthenos (half-maiden), is a hybrid creature with a double fish-tail from the Black Sea. The limestone sculpture dates back to the 1st-2nd century CE and comes from Panticapaeum in Taurica (Crimea, Ukraine).


About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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APA Style

Raddato, C. (2014, March 01). Mixoparthenos. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/2330/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "Mixoparthenos." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 01, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/2330/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Mixoparthenos." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 01 Mar 2014. Web. 17 Sep 2019.

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