Benthesikyme – Original Painting


This portrait is painted on panel in rich, thick acrylic paint, leaving a tactile and textured surface.

  • Size: 64cm x 23cm.
  • Will ship within 3-5 working days.

In Greek mythology Benthesikyme was the daughter of Poseidon and Amphitrite. She was the goddess of the waves, an African sea Nymph some say. She is considered the first queen of Ethiopia (Aithiopia). Her name means “the one who swims in the depths of the waves”.