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Poseidon http://school.eb.com/all/art-87670 His Temple http://artchive.com/artchive/G/greek/greek_poseidon.jpg.html Poseidon in Sculpture http://school.eb.com/all/art-31594 “Poseidon, marble statue from Melos, 2nd century BC; in the National Archaeological Museum, Athens.” Poseidon in a Mosaic http://school.eb.com/all/art-89869 “An ancient Greek mosaic shows the sea god Poseidon riding two dolphins. The mosaic was made from many small, flat colored stones.” Poseidon and Amphitrite http://www.theoi.com/Gallery/P14.5.html “Poseidon and Amphitrite, the king and queen of the sea, are served nectar by the winged goddess Iris (or perhaps Hebe). Poseidon holds his usual attribute, the trident.” Poseidon and Amphitrite http://school.eb.com/all/art-4198 “Amphitrite and Poseidon in a chariot, drawn by Tritons, detail of a frieze from an altar in the Temple of Neptune, Rome, 40 BC” Hera Her Temple http://school.eb.com/all/art-8214 Hera in Sculpture http://school.eb.com/all/art-5899 “Head of Hera, sculpture from the votive group in the Heraeum at Olympia; in the Archaeological Museum, Olympia, Greece” Hera and Iris http://www.theoi.com/Gallery/P21.6.html “The goddess Hera is attended by her handmaiden Iris. Hera is depicted wearing a tiara-crown and holds a royal sceptre and cup in her hands. Beside her the winged rainbow-goddess Iris serves nectar from an oinochoe jar. She wears a sakkos head-scarf, and holds a kerykeion (herald's wand) in her hand.” Aphrodite Aphrodite’s Birth http://www.arthistory.sbc.edu/imageswomen/ “Her gods and men call Aphrodite...because she grew amid the foam.” - Theogony Aphrodite in Sculpture http://ohiodmc.ohiolink.edu/media/ “Aphrodite - Hygieia with Eros 2nd century A.D.” Aphrodite in Sculpture http://ohiodmc.ohiolink.edu/media/ “Head of Aphrodite 3rd century A.D.” Why Aren’t There More Pictures? Many portrayed Aphrodite in the nude as this was the way the Greeks imagined her to look.
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