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Vase with applied marble carving Third image Description


Description Third image

Nereid nymph

The unusually large shape is subdivided into four zones, each with a mythological subject. The second zone depicted with extraordinary delicacy, shows a Nereid nymph keeping an argonaut egg case. Nereids were daughters of the sea god Nereus, who are usually associated with the deep.

Upper zone, medallion ( second image )

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