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Rivers, Neilos (Nile)

A vase in the form of a horned river god, perhaps Neilos (Nile).

Made on Rhodes circa 550 BCE.

The British Museum

 

Herakles and Archelaos

Herakles fights the river-god Archelaos for the hand of Deianeira.

A Black-Figure hydra made in Athens circa 510-500 BCE.

The British Museum

 

Herakles and Archelaos

Close-up view of the preceding image.

 

Rivers

A Red-Figure neck-amphora with a Nymph riding on

a bull-shaped river god and Eros in the center.

Made in Campania, southern Italy circa 340-320 BCE.

The British Museum

 

Rivers

A close-up of the above image.

 

Acheloos

A terracotta head of a horned river god, perhaps Acheloos.

Made in Campania, southern Italy circa 450 BCE.

The British Museum

 

Rivers

A bronze river god with a cornucopia.

Roman; made in Syria circa 150 CE.

The British Museum

 

Rivers

Two terracotta heads of horned river gods.

Made in Campania, southern Italy circa 500-480 BCE.

The British Museum

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