Greek? unknown mythological creature - please help

Discussion in 'Greek Mythology' started by Kacper, Feb 17, 2017.

  1. Kacper

    Kacper New Member

    So, I found this interesting sculpture on one of the buildings in my home town. I was wondering what the creature could be. I looked into the history of the building to find that it was built by a rich merchant who had travelled the world so this could be anything.

    More info:
    -Built in XVIII Century (Germany)
    -Human head, fish/scaly body and tail (curved tail), and paws of a dog or lion, and two small wings.
    -Here it is:
    (It was renovated recently so it does not look very old)

    Please help, thank you.
  2. Caburus

    Caburus Active Member

    This is a 12th Century version from France
  3. Misa

    Misa Member

    It could be a heraldic symbol; the Satyre Fish was a compound monster with satyr's head, fish body and wings.

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