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Epic Beings and CreaturesNeptune - Florence, Italy

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The Fountain of Neptune is a fountain in Florence, Italy, situated on the Piazza della Signoria (Signoria square), in front of the Palazzo Vecchio. The fountain was commissioned in 1565 and is the work of the sculptor Bartolomeo Ammannati.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 9/26/2013

last visited: 9/22/2014

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Epic Beings and CreaturesHercules and Cacus - Florence, Italy

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Hercules and Cacus is a white sculpture to the right of the entrance of the Palazzo Vecchio in the Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 9/26/2013

last visited: 9/22/2014

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Epic Beings and CreaturesDragon "ON" the Ellsworth Gallery 215 East Palace Ave Santa Fe, NM 87501

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Walking along this street near the plaza, a look up could be startling ... this little fella is watching you!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VickiColo

location: New Mexico

date approved: 9/26/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesVictoria, Roman Goddess of Victory - Ivar Huitfeldt Column - Copenhagen, Denmark

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This statue of Victoria, the Roman Goddess of Victory was sculpted by Ferdinand Edvard Ring, and adorns the top of the Ivar Huitfeldt Column, honoring Admiral Huitfeldt and his men, who died in a naval battle during the Great Northern War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Denmark

date approved: 9/19/2013

last visited: 12/14/2014

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Epic Beings and CreaturesVictoria, Roman Goddess of Victory - Thorvaldsen Museum - Copenhagen, Denmark

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The façade of the Thorvaldsens Museum is crowned by the bronze sculpture Victoria, the Roman Goddess of Victory, driving her quadriga, sculpted by Herman Wilhelm Bissen. It is situated in central Copenhagen, just north of Christiansborg Palace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Denmark

date approved: 9/19/2013

last visited: 2/22/2014

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Epic Beings and CreaturesNike of Samothrace - Yorktown Victory Center, Yorktown VA

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Nike of Samothrace - Yorktown Victory Center, Yorktown VA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/15/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesTriton Babies Fountain Sculpture - Boston, MA

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The Triton Babies Fountain sculpture is located in the northeast quadrant of the Boston Public Garden in Boston, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/11/2013

last visited: 11/6/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesNeptune - God of the Sea, Jihlava, Czech Republic

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Statue of Neptune, the Roman god of freshwater and the sea, as a central figure of the Baroque fountain located on Masaryk' square in Jihlava.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja

location: Kraj Vysocina, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/1/2013

last visited: 12/8/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesIce Dragon - Legoland Windsor - London. Great Britain.

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The blue Ice Dragon is made entirely of Lego blocks and is over 25 feet long. Located in Legoland Windsor London which is a child-oriented theme park, with rides, shops, Lego sculptures, and Models.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/26/2013

last visited: 2/2/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesDiana of the Hunt - Trenton, NJ

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This PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE statue is located @ the N.J. State Museum. When you enter the furthest building from the street, look to the right of the security guard & you will see this statue. You can also SEE IT from the window, outside of the museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPluto & Prosperpina - Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK

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This bronze statue, called "The Rape of Proserpina", is located in the Victoria & Albert (V&A) Museum in London. The figures are Pluto and Proserpina. It is dated about 1565 and was cast by Rafaello Peri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesAztec Idol - San Jose, CA

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An Aztec Idol in a parking lot in San Jose.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesDragon Mural - Palo Alto, CA

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A mural of a dragon with kids in Palo Alto, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesSir Galahad - Ottawa, Ontario

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In Arthurian legend, Sir Galahad is a knight of King Arthur's Round Table and one of the three achievers of the Holy Grail. His statue stands on Wellington Street sidewalk near the Queen's Gates of the Parliament of Canada in Ottawa, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: 4/9/2012

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Epic Beings and CreaturesSanta Claus - Santa Claus Museum - Santa Claus, IN

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Oldest Santa statue in the world

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member thegorilla23

location: Indiana

date approved: 8/10/2013

last visited: 8/11/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesGriffins - Philadelphia Museum of Art - Philadelphia, PA

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Look up! Staring down at you from every corner imaginable are griffins..perched ever vigilant, standing sentinel over everyone and everything for the last eighty-five years and they ain't even tired, yet!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/9/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesCleo – Laurel Hill Cemetery - Philadelphia, PA

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This monument can be found at the final resting place of Henry C. Lea in Laurel Hill Cemetery. Cleo, the Greek goddess of history, watches over his final resting place.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/9/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesEirene, Dike & Eunomia @ the Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building - Philadelphia, PA

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A most beautiful examples of relief work can be found in the form of a trio of Greek gods at the Art Deco, Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building—originally the Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Company Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/7/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPerseus and Andromeda - Paris, France

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In Greek mythology, Perseus saves his future wife, Andromeda who had been chained to a rock by Poseiden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: France

date approved: 8/1/2013

last visited: 10/3/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesCeres - Cornish, NH

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A multimedia relief sculpture of Ceres is located in the New Gallery at the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, NH.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesHermes - Cornish, NH

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The statue of Hermes is in the center of the formal garden at the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, NH.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPegasus - Fremont, CA

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A pegasus sculpture in Fremont, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesMermaid Carving - Half Moon Bay, CA

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A wooden carving of a Mermaid.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesMars - Würzburg, Bayern, Germany

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In Roman mythology, Mars was a most powerful figure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 7/26/2013

last visited: 10/3/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesMercury - Würzburg, Bayern, Germany

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In Roman mythology, Mars was one of the twelve major gods.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 7/26/2013

last visited: 10/3/2013

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