235. Statue of Poseidon. Parian marble.
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Found on Milos, along with the statue of Amphitrite inv. no. 236.
The larger than life-size statue depicts the god almost nude, wearing a
himation covering only the lower part of his body. In his raised right hand
he will have held the trident. Next to his right leg is a support in the form of
a dolphin. 125 - 100 BC.
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire