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Neptuno

Neptune

Poseidon (Ποσειδῶν) in Greek, or Neptunus, in Roman mythology
god of water and the sea
(Wikipedia: Poseidon and Neptune)
Luis Arencibia Betancort
2001

Melenara /  Neptuno   Melenara /  Neptuno

Description

Bronze statue of Neptune standing on a rock in the sea. The statue has lost its right hand with trident.

Annotation

The statue was commissioned by the City of Telde to commemorate the defeat of sir Francis Drake in 1595 on the beach of Melenara.

Melenara - Neptuno

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Location (N 27°59'15" - W 15°22'25")

Item Code: esca266; Photograph: 10 January 2015
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