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"Fontana del Tritone" Fontana del Tritone – Triton Fountain Tip by Julius_Caesar


It was created for Pope Urban VIII Barberini in 1642. Acrobatic dolphins stand on their heads, twisting their tails together to support a huge scallop shell on which the sea god Triton kneels, blowing a spindly column of water up into the air through a conch shell.

Address: Piazza Barberini

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  • Updated Apr 24, 2005
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