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Z2.4 THE CHARIOT OF POSEIDON

Museum Collection: Bardo Museum, Bardo, Tunisia
Catalogue Number: TBA
Type: Floor Mosaic
Context: Chebba
Date: C2nd AD
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

Poseidon rides across the sea in a chariot drawn by four Hippokampoi (fish-tailed horses). He is accompanied by the Ikhthyokentauros (sea-centaur) Aphros, god of the Aphroi (Carthaginians or North Africa), and Triton, god of the Libyan lake Tritonis.

ARTICLESPoseidon, Ikthyokentauroi, Triton, Hippokampoi

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