Fish-sirens - two-tailed (Sirena bicaudata)
Fish-siren with two tails or two-tailed fishsiren Sirena bicaudale Sirène-poisson a double queue ou bicaudale Fischsirene mit zwei Fischschwänzen Sirena bicaudata sive bifida As usual we restrict our topic on serious artworks.
Scylla Terracotta Plaque
A terracotta plaque from the Cyclades depicting Scylla the sea monster from Greek mythology thought to inhabit the straits between Sicily and the Italian mainland. 450 BCE. Height: 12.5 cm. (British...
Queen of Heaven, Sea and Underworld
Hekate is one of the few Goddess within the Greek pantheon who hold power within each of the three realms as the Greeks understood them. In Theogoney Hesiod explains that Hekate’s holds these…
possibly commissioned by the Colonna | Siren | Italian, Rome | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
possibly commissioned by Colonna family, Rome ; Cardinal Francesco Maria del Monte , via di Ripetta, Rome (by 1627) ; Cardinal Antonio Barberini (by 1644), and later Palazzo Barberini ai Giubbonari (by 1671) , Palazzo Barberini alle Quattro Fontane (by 1644), and later Palazzo Barberini ai Giubbonari (by 1671); his nephew, Maffeo Barberini , Palazzo Barberini alle Quattro Fontane (by ca
SAN CASSIANO a Bagni di Lucca - page 8
CITAZIONELeggendo le ultime righe della pagina del Beigbeder mi pare anche di capire che in iconografia vengono scelti esseri dalla doppia natura per
Statue of the Goddess Isis
Statue of the Goddess Isis Isis, Goddess of Kingship and Magic, wearing the two-feathered crown, with snakes wrapped around her arms. It dates to the Ptolemaic Period, 1st century BC. Now in the...