Z2.8 POSEIDON & AMYMONE
|Museum Collection||Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, Paphos|
|Context||Paphos, House of Dionysos|
Poseidon (Roman Neptune) seduces the Danaid Amymone. The god wears a billowing cloak and holds a trident in his hands. The maiden reclines behind a water-jug. Eros (Roman Cupid), the winged god of love, flies between the lovers.