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Athena and the sea creatures - Nice, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching
N 43° 41.643 E 007° 16.848
32T E 361457 N 4839328
Quick Description: Plinth with a beautiful mosaic in a park in Nice, France
Location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Date Posted: 6/10/2019 3:17:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM10QF6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
 

In the park on the Colline du Chateau or “Castle Hill” in Nice, France a plinth with a beautiful mosaic has been erected. According to this website the mosaic is called "Athena and the sea creatures", was designed by Charles Catherin, the city architect and assembled by Honoré Gilly in the 1960s.

In the middle we see the head of Athena, looking to the left and wearing a helmet and left and right there are several sea creatures, like fishes, octopi and so on. The mosaic is very colorful and in good condition.

Address:
Parc de la Colline du Château
Nice, France
06300


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