Ganymede with the Eagle of Zeus

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 31 March 2016

This statue came from Italy. Set on a Roman funerary altar with Latin inscription for "Ti Cl Corinthus." The altar was found near Porta Capena at Rome in 1713 CE and acquired by General Sir H. J. Montresor, circa 1750 CE. Roman, 2nd century CE. The British Museum, London.



About the Author

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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