Thalassa on the Megalopsychia Hunt Mosaic

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Carole Raddato
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published on 09 March 2021
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Thalassa (spirit of the sea), with the crab-claw horns, holding a ship's oar and a dolphin on the Megalopsychia Hunt of Antioch mosaic. Late 5th century CE, found in the village of Yakto near Daphne. Hatay Archaeology Museum, Antakya, Turkey.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2021, March 09). Thalassa on the Megalopsychia Hunt Mosaic. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13592/thalassa-on-the-megalopsychia-hunt-mosaic/

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Raddato, Carole. "Thalassa on the Megalopsychia Hunt Mosaic." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 09 Mar 2021. Web. 12 Jul 2024.

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