Trireme Eye

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by
published on 14 December 2014

A marble eye which was once attached to the prow of a trireme in order to ward off evil. Traces of the original paint can still be seen. (Archaeological Museum of Piraeus)

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time author, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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Cartwright, M. (2014, December 14). Trireme Eye. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3333/trireme-eye/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Trireme Eye." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 14, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3333/trireme-eye/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Trireme Eye." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Dec 2014. Web. 10 Dec 2022.

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