Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Sea deities and animals
Nereids Various activitiesRiding a sea-monsterMonster with the head of a quadruped (but not a horse)
Further details
from the Abukir treasure, linked with the games at Euboea or the cult of Caracalla; the obverse shows Olympias
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
2nd quarter 3rd century
LOCATION
Basle, Münzen & Medaillen AG (17 November 1938)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Weltkunst, November 1, 1962
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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