Amphitrite, the underwater Mermaid statue at Grand Cayman islandMermaids of Earth
Amphitrite is the name of this 9 feet tall, 600-pound bronze mermaid statue by Simon Morris, placed in fifty feet of water off the beach at Sunset House on Grand Cayman Island in October 2000. ( map )
Amphitrite mermaid statue by Simon Morris, by Georgetown, Grand Cayman Island
In greek mythology, Amphitrite was the wife of Poseidon. She was also considered the personification of the sea as a whole, and the mother of seals and dolphins.
An identical mermaid statue named The Emerald Princess was placed in Powell River, British Columbia in March 1989. Both statues are visited by large numbers of divers each year.
Amphitrite mermaid statue. Photo © by Eddy Wong
Amphitrite mermaid statue. Photo © by Gareth Arnatha.
Amphitrite, mermaid sculpture under the sea
Amphitrite underwater mermaid sculpture
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