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Carole Raddato
published on 01 March 2014
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The Mixoparthenos (half-maiden), is a hybrid creature with a double fish-tail from the Black Sea. The limestone sculpture dates back to the 1st-2nd century CE and comes from Panticapaeum in Taurica (Crimea, Ukraine).

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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. (2014, March 01). Mixoparthenos. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Raddato, Carole. "Mixoparthenos." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 01, 2014.

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Raddato, Carole. "Mixoparthenos." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 01 Mar 2014. Web. 12 Apr 2021.

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