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The Little Mermaid - Salt Lake City, Utah
N 40° 44.851 W 111° 55.260
12T E 422247 N 4511137
Quick Description: The Epic Being, Little Mermaid is in the Jordan Park International Peace Gardens, Salt Lake City Utah
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 5/1/2011 9:05:46 AM
Waymark Code: WMBBKB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
Mermaids have have been in history since acient times. According to Wikipedia, The first known mermaid stories appeared in Assyria, ca. 1000 BC. The goddess Atargatis, mother of Assyrian queen Semiramis, loved a mortal shepherd and unintentionally killed him. Ashamed, she jumped into a lake to take the form of a fish, but the waters would not conceal her divine beauty. Thereafter, she took the form of a mermaid—human above the waist, fish below.
The Little Mermaid sculpture located at the Jordan Park International Peace Gardens. It is a replica of the Little Mermaid by sculptor Edvard Eriksen.
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Time Period: Modern

Approximate Date of Epic Period: 1837

Epic Type: Mythical

Exhibit Type: Figure, Statue, 3D Art

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