Trireme Eye

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by
published on 14 December 2014

A marble eye which was once attached to the prow of a trireme in order to ward off evil. Traces of the original paint can still be seen. (Archaeological Museum of Piraeus)


About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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