Pouring Flow (anacheô, rhoos)
ANKHIROE (Anchiroe) was the Naiad-nymph of a well, spring or fountain in the city of Megalopolis in Arkadia (southern Greece). She was one of the Arkadian nurses of the god Zeus.
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
Pausanias, Description of Greece 8. 31. 4 (trans. Jones) (Greek travelogue C2nd A.D.) :
"[In the sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone in Megalopolis :] The table also has a representation of Nymphai (Nymphs), Neda carrying the infant Zeus and another Arkadian Nymphe Anthrakia (Anthracia) holding a torch, and Hagno with a water-jar in one hand and a drinking cup in the other; Ankhiroe (Anchiroe) and Myrtoessa are carrying water-jars and in fact water is pouring down from them."
- Pausanias, Description of Greece - Greek Travelogue C2nd A.D.