Neptune - Greenwich, London, UK
Posted by: Metro2
N 51° 28.881 W 000° 00.340
30U E 707908 N 5707607
Quick Description: This Neptune is a ship's figurehead and is located in Britain's National Maritime Museum.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/29/2012 2:03:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMDM53
The National Maritime Museum does not charge an admission fee and does permit non-flash photography.
The plaque accompanying this sculpture reads:
probably 19th century
This figurehead probablyrepresents Neptune,
the Rpman god of the sea, but its origin is unknown."
Neptune, although similar to the Greek Poseiden, differed because, in addition to the seas, Neptune also ruled over fresh waters and also served as the god of horses. Read more about him at (visit link