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Xanthos March 2011 5207.jpg

Xanthos March 2011 5207.jpg

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One of many pictures I took of the gypsum copies of the originals on the Tomb of the Harpies. The “harpies” in reality represent Sirens, winged creatures, part woman, part bird, they accompany the souls of the dead to the netherworld.

I have no specific information about what the reliefs represent precisely, anyone who knows is invited to contribute.

Nikon D3
1/160s f/8.0 at 300.0mm iso200 hide exif
Full EXIF Info
Date/Time19-Mar-2011 11:27:01
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length300 mm
Exposure Time1/160 sec
ISO Equivalent200
Exposure Bias
White Balance
Metering Modematrix (5)
JPEG Quality
Exposure Programaperture priority (3)
Focus Distance11.9 m

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