TRITONAlso known as TRITONES
Son of [POSEIDON] and possibly a fish, he was a spectacular Merman.
TRITON was responsible for the Tritons, those strange convoluted beings with scales, fins and coiling serpentine fish tails which blow into conch shells with not quite human heads, and often with galloping horse legs. These are very popular on ancient ornamental fountains.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : TRITONES
Popularity index : 773
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