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[Winged ichthyomorphic female divinity with palmiped.]

Image ID: 1624310

[Winged ichthyomorphic female divinity with palmiped.] (1844-1861)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Winged ichthyomorphic female divinity with palmiped.]


: Fourquemin, fl. 1835-1853 -- Lithographer
Housselin, Alexis Louis Pierre -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1844-1861


: Lithographs

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 34.5 x 50 cm.


: Small drawing at upper right shows painting as it appears on its vessel. Note 2.) Anaitis is the Greek form of the name "Anahita", a water goddess connected with fertility. Note 3.) Written at bottom: "A winged ichthyomorphic [fish-form] female deity Derecto of Phoenicia or Anaitis of Babylon, with the tail of a marine eel. Beside her is a palmiped ["web-foot"] or swimming bird with a background of sea anemones and zoophytes [plant-like sea animals]. Royal Museum, Berlin."

Original Source

: From Elite des monuments céramographiques : matériaux pour l'histoire des religions et des moeurs de l'antiquité. (Paris : Leleux, 1844-1861) Lenormant, Charles (1802-1859), Author.


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Design -- Greek

Source Description

: 1 oversize folder (3 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1624310

Record ID

: 1763171

Digital Item Published

: 5-12-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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