Bicolored Statuette of Triton

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 10 May 2018

This what has remained from a bi-colored marble statuette of Triton; the statuette was a product of the ateliers at Byzantium. Triton was a god and the messenger of the sea; he was the son of Poseidon. Roman Period, 2nd century CE. From the Courthouse of the Palace of Lausus, in modern-day Istanbul, Turkey. (Museum of Archaeology, Istanbul, Turkey).



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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