Neptune - Valletta, Malta
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member holy-ghost
N 35° 53.915 E 014° 30.850
33S E 456156 N 3972808
Quick Description: A bronze statue of the sea god Neptune in a palace-courtyard in Valletta.
Location: Malta
Date Posted: 8/19/2011 9:26:44 AM
Waymark Code: WMCBNN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 28

Long Description:
The larger of the two courtyards in the Grand Master’s Palace is named Neptune’s after its impressive bronze statue of the sea god.
Attributed to the sculptor Giambologna (1529-1608), it is said the nude model was Admiral Andrea Dona, a friend of Grand Master de la Vallette.

(source: amaltaattraction.com)
Time Period: Ancient

Approximate Date of Epic Period: 1200 BC - 600 AD

Epic Type: Mythical

Exhibit Type: Figure, Statue, 3D Art

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