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Kelpie (Water Horses), Stone Carvings, Scotland, ca. The Kelpie is a Scottish mythological creature and has nothing to do with other "Celtic" countries. Merian, Celtic Art, Celtic Designs, Picts, Stone Carving, Ancient Art, Prehistoric, Archaeology, Drake

Aberlemno 11 Churchyard: Kelpie (Water Horses) motif

The Kelpie haunts deep dark water, the sound of their hooves is like rain in a thunderstorm and fills the listener with terror and the dread of being dragged into the still black waters. Entwined waterhorses. Design on Aberlemno Stone11

Amphora, red-figured terracotta depicting sea animals (dolphins, hyppocampi) from Caniao, century, BCE - Greek Hermitage Museum Greek History, Ancient History, Art History, Ancient Greek Art, Ancient Greece, Greek Pottery, Pottery Art, Art Ancien, Vase Design

Sea animals (dolphins, hyppocampi). Amphora, red-figured Terracotta (6th-1st BCE), from Caniao. Greek Hermitage Museum

This is a hippocampus. In English, it's called a sea horse. This depiction is really some kind of monster. Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Sea Creatures, Mythological Creatures, 4 Elements, Dragons, Sea Serpent, Merfolk, Sea Monsters

Fictitious and Symbolic Creatures in Art: Fictitious Creatures of the Sea: The Sea-Horse

Fictitious and Symbolic Creatures in Art, by John Vinycomb, [1909], full text etext at sacred-texts.com

Dish with a Depiction of Hippocampus.
Place of origin: Southern Italy, Apulia (Puglia)
Date: ca. Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Greek Pottery, Pottery Art, Sailing Greece, Minoan, Southern Italy

"Sail Greece" in the State Hermitage.

We have briefly reported on the opening the other day in the Hermitage exhibition "Sails of Hellas".

Equus marinus monstrosus - woodcut illustration from 'Monstrorum Historia' by Ulisse Aldrovandi Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Dragons, Art Roman, Scratchboard, Black And White Illustration, Sea Monsters, Kraken

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Equus marinus monstrosus. In Ulisse Aldrovandi, Monstrorum historia cum Paralipomenis historiae omnium animalium.

Poseidon With Trident Standing On Hippocampus Sculpture. In Greek & Roman mythology, Hippocampus was a half horse, and half sea monster. These creatures were not vicious, but loyal and strongly associated with Poseidon. Poseidon Statue, Poseidon Trident, Greek And Roman Mythology, Greek Gods, Statue Tattoo, Greek Warrior, Gods And Goddesses, Mermaids, Fantasy Football

Poseidon with Trident Riding a Hippocampus - WU-1687 - Medieval Collectibles

Poseidon is God of the sea and earthquakes. Brother to Zeus and Hades, he is often associated with the hippocampus, a mythical amalgam of horse and fish. This Poseidon with Trident Riding a Hippocampus will enhance any display.

early 20th c. Bronze Hippocanthus (Mer-Horse) Fireside Ornaments... Cryptozoology, Vintage Theme, Sea Monsters, Latte Art, Animal Jewelry, Candyland, Byzantine, Art Google, Metal Working

PAIR OF BRONZE HIPPOCANTHUS (MER-HORSE) FIRESIDE

Buy online, view images and see past prices for PAIR OF BRONZE HIPPOCANTHUS (MER-HORSE) FIRESIDE. Invaluable is the world's largest marketplace for art, antiques, and collectibles.

Dish with a Depiction of Hippocampus.
Place of origin: Southern Italy, Apulia (Puglia)
Date: ca. Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Greek Pottery, Pottery Art, Sailing Greece, Minoan, Southern Italy

Clay red-figured dish with a depiction of a hippocampus. Puglia, c. 320 - 310 B.C. | The Hermitage Museum