Z2.3 POSEIDON & AMPHITRITE
|Museum Collection||Musée du Louvre, Paris|
|Catalogue No.||Louvre Ma1880|
|Date||ca 315 - 325 A.D.|
Poseidon (Roman Neptune) and Amphitrite ride across the sea in a chariot drawn by four Hippocamps (fish-tailed horses). The god holds a trident and the two are both crowned with shining aureoles. They are accompanied by a pair of winged Erotes (love-gods) who bear a billowing, rainbow-like sash.