Z34.6 THALASSA THE SEA
Museum Collection: Antakya Museum, Antakya, Turkey
Catalogue Number: Antakya 1017
Context: From Daphne near Antioch
Date: C5th AD
Period: Imperial Roman
Thalassa, the sea personified, is depicted as wild-haired woman with crab-claw horns, wearing a seaweed wrap (?) and holding an oar. Beside her rides the boy god Palaimon on a dolphin (see other image).
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