• Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting an owl, symbol of victory over envy. On either side of the Owl are symbols of Telegenii an North African Roman association. From the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting an owl, symbol of victory over envy. On either side of the Owl are symbols of Telegenii an North African Roman association. From the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a black background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting an owl, symbol of victory over envy. On either side of the Owl are symbols of Telegenii an North African Roman association. From the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against an art background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting an owl, symbol of victory over envy. On either side of the Owl are symbols of Telegenii an North African Roman association. From the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a grey background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting an owl, symbol of victory over envy. On either side of the Owl are symbols of Telegenii an North African Roman association. From the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting an owl, symbol of victory over envy. On either side of the Owl are symbols of Telegenii an North African Roman association. From the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting an owl, symbol of victory over envy. On either side of the Owl are symbols of Telegenii an North African Roman association. From the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Outer wall fortifications of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Outer wall fortifications of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Entrance and fortifications of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Entrance and fortifications of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Entrance and fortifications of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque arch to the inner courtyard of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque arch to the inner courtyard of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque adobe arch to the inner courtyard of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque adobe arch to the inner courtyard of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque entrance of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque entrance of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque entrance of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque plasterwork and doorway of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque plasterwork and doorway of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque plasterwork and doorway of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque plasterwork and doorway of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque plasterwork and doorway of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque courtyard  of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque courtyard  of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque courtyard  of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Berber tiles of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Berber wooden ceiling of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque plasterwork and Bath room of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque plasterwork and Bath room of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque plasterwork and Bath room of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque plasterwork and Bath room of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque plasterwork and Bath room of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque plasterwork and doorway of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque plasterwork and doorway of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque plasterwork and doorway of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque plasterwork and doorway of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque plasterwork and doorway of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque plasterwork and doorway of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque plasterwork and doorway of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque courtyard  of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque plasterwork and Bath room of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Arabesque plasterwork and Bath room of the  Alaouite Ksar Fida built by Moulay Ismaïl the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty ( reigned 1672–1727 ). Residence of the Khalifa or Caid of Tafilalet until 1965. Tafilalet Oasis, near Rissini, Morocco
  • Pictures of a geometric Roman doorstep mosaics depicting five fishes surrounded by bars and a medallion, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD The Small Baths in the M'barek Rhaiem area. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background<br />
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The mosaic depicts the emblem of the Pentasii, a powerful Nortyh African Roman association that organised and  maintained the wild animals and hired animal killers to carry on the games in ampitheatres.
  • Pictures of a geometric Roman doorstep mosaics depicting five fishes surrounded by bars and a medallion, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD The Small Baths in the M'barek Rhaiem area. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a black background<br />
<br />
The mosaic depicts the emblem of the Pentasii, a powerful Nortyh African Roman association that organised and  maintained the wild animals and hired animal killers to carry on the games in ampitheatres.
  • Pictures of a geometric Roman doorstep mosaics depicting five fishes surrounded by bars and a medallion, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD The Small Baths in the M'barek Rhaiem area. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.<br />
<br />
The mosaic depicts the emblem of the Pentasii, a powerful Nortyh African Roman association that organised and  maintained the wild animals and hired animal killers to carry on the games in ampitheatres.
  • Pictures of a geometric Roman doorstep mosaics depicting five fishes surrounded by bars and a medallion, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD The Small Baths in the M'barek Rhaiem area. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against an art background<br />
<br />
The mosaic depicts the emblem of the Pentasii, a powerful Nortyh African Roman association that organised and  maintained the wild animals and hired animal killers to carry on the games in ampitheatres.
  • Pictures of a geometric Roman doorstep mosaics depicting five fishes surrounded by bars and a medallion, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD The Small Baths in the M'barek Rhaiem area. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a grey background<br />
<br />
The mosaic depicts the emblem of the Pentasii, a powerful Nortyh African Roman association that organised and  maintained the wild animals and hired animal killers to carry on the games in ampitheatres.
  • Roman mosaic depicting fishermen.  The fisherman is pushing his boat which had a rod and line on the front of it. From the reign of Emperor Gallienus 260-280 AD. Excavated from The House of Dionysus and Ulysses, Dougga. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus .  Inv 2384, Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • North African Christian mosaic fragment from the ambulatory, cloister,  of the pilgrimage church of Bir Ftouha, Cathage, Tunisia. The geometric mosaic deign is mad up of intersecting circlular medalions that enclose depictions of birds, roses and baskets. Eastern Roman Byzantine Era, Bardo Museum, Tunis
  • Roman mosaic depicting The Education of Achilles by the Centaur Chiron. Achilles , left, is depicted riding a centaur ( mosaic of its body s missing) and is about to kill a deer. In the bottom right hand corner is a Chimera was, according to Greek mythology, a monstrous fire-breathing hybrid creature of Lycia in Asia Minor, composed of the parts of more than one animal. The mosaic follows the story of Bellerophon who was a ‘great slayer of monsters’. From Belalis Major (Henshir El-Fawar ) in the Beja region of Tunisia. Early 7th century AD.Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting The Education of Achilles by the Centaur Chiron. Achilles , left, is depicted riding a centaur ( mosaic of its body s missing) and is about to kill a deer. In the bottom right hand corner is a Chimera was, according to Greek mythology, a monstrous fire-breathing hybrid creature of Lycia in Asia Minor, composed of the parts of more than one animal. The mosaic follows the story of Bellerophon who was a ‘great slayer of monsters’. From Belalis Major (Henshir El-Fawar ) in the Beja region of Tunisia. Early 7th century AD.Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting in its centre panel the victory of Apollo who is being crowned Marsyas in the mytrhical legend of The Four Seasons. Late 2nd centruy AD from Thysdrus (El Jem). Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Inv 529 Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting in its centre panel the victory of Apollo who is being crowned Marsyas in the mytrhical legend of The Four Seasons. Late 2nd centruy AD from Thysdrus (El Jem). Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Inv 529 Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting in its centre panel the victory of Apollo who is being crowned Marsyas in the mytrhical legend of The Four Seasons. Late 2nd centruy AD from Thysdrus (El Jem). Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Inv 529 Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Corner panel from a Roman mosaic depicting the mytrhical legend of The Four Seasons. Late 2nd centruy AD from Thysdrus (El Jem). Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus .Inv 529 Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting in its centre panel the victory of Apollo who is being crowned Marsyas in the mytrhical legend of The Four Seasons. Late 2nd centruy AD from Thysdrus (El Jem). Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Inv 529 Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting in its centre panel the victory of Apollo who is being crowned Marsyas in the mytrhical legend of The Four Seasons. Late 2nd centruy AD from Thysdrus (El Jem). Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Inv 529 Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting in its centre panel the victory of Apollo who is being crowned Marsyas in the mytrhical legend of The Four Seasons. Late 2nd centruy AD from Thysdrus (El Jem). Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Inv 529 Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting Dionysus repelling pirates from his ship.  He is accompanied by Acoetes, the helmsman and his tutor Silenus, right. Dionysus, in the form a panther, centre,  is repelling pirates from his ship who turn into dolphins as they jump overboard . Dated from the reign of Emperor Gallienus, 260-280 AD from the the house of Dionysus and Ulysses, Dougga. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Inv 2884B Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting Dionysus repelling pirates from his ship.  He is accompanied by Acoetes, the helmsman and his tutor Silenus, right. Dionysus, in the form a panther, centre,  is repelling pirates from his ship who turn into dolphins as they jump overboard . Dated from the reign of Emperor Gallienus, 260-280 AD from the the house of Dionysus and Ulysses, Dougga. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Inv 2884B Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting fishermen. The fisherman on the left is about to spear an octopus with a trident. The fisherman in the middle is pushing his boat which had a rod and line on the front of it. From the reign of Emperor Gallienus 260-280 AD. Excavated from The House of Dionysus and Ulysses, Dougga. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus .  Inv 2384, Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting fishermen. The fisherman on the left is about to spear an octopus with a trident. The fisherman in the middle is pushing his boat which had a rod and line on the front of it. From the reign of Emperor Gallienus 260-280 AD. Excavated from The House of Dionysus and Ulysses, Dougga. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus .  Inv 2384, Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Detail of a fish from a Roman mosaic depicting fishermen from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Inv 2384, Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting fishermen. The fisherman on the left is about to spear an octopus with a trident. The fisherman in the middle is pushing his boat which had a rod and line on the front of it. From the reign of Emperor Gallienus 260-280 AD. Excavated from The House of Dionysus and Ulysses, Dougga. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus .  Inv 2384, Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting fishermen. The fisherman on the left is about to spear an octopus with a trident. The fisherman in the middle is pushing his boat which had a rod and line on the front of it. From the reign of Emperor Gallienus 260-280 AD. Excavated from The House of Dionysus and Ulysses, Dougga. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus .  Inv 2384, Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting fishermen. The fisherman on the left is about to spear an octopus with a trident. The fisherman in the middle is pushing his boat which had a rod and line on the front of it. From the reign of Emperor Gallienus 260-280 AD. Excavated from The House of Dionysus and Ulysses, Dougga. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus .  Inv 2384, Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting the Four Seasons (spring is destroyed). Late 3rd century AD, Thysdrus (El Jem). Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting the Four Seasons (spring is destroyed). Late 3rd century AD, Thysdrus (El Jem). Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting the Four Seasons (spring is destroyed). Late 3rd century AD, Thysdrus (El Jem). Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting the Four Seasons (spring is destroyed). Late 3rd century AD, Thysdrus (El Jem). Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic celebrating the wedding of the God Dionysus to Ariadene. Late 3rd century AD, Thurbo Majus. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . The Thurbo Majus Room, Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic celebrating the wedding of the God Dionysus to Ariadene. Late 3rd century AD, Thurbo Majus. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . The Thurbo Majus Room, Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic celebrating the wedding of the God Dionysus to Ariadene. Late 3rd century AD, Thurbo Majus. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . The Thurbo Majus Room, Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic celebrating the wedding of the God Dionysus to Ariadene. Late 3rd century AD, Thurbo Majus. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . The Thurbo Majus Room, Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic celebrating the wedding of the God Dionysus to Ariadene. Late 3rd century AD, Thurbo Majus. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . The Thurbo Majus Room, Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting The Education of Achilles by the Centaur Chiron. Achilles , left, is depicted riding a centaur ( mosaic of its body s missing) and is about to kill a deer. In the bottom right hand corner is a Chimera was, according to Greek mythology, a monstrous fire-breathing hybrid creature of Lycia in Asia Minor, composed of the parts of more than one animal. The mosaic follows the story of Bellerophon who was a ‘great slayer of monsters’. From Belalis Major (Henshir El-Fawar ) in the Beja region of Tunisia. Early 7th century AD.Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman geometric mosaic composed of stars and octagonal medellions with birds in them. Late 3rd century AD, Thurbo Majus. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman geometric mosaic composed of stars and octagonal medellions with birds in them. Late 3rd century AD, Thurbo Majus. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting The Education of Achilles by the Centaur Chiron. Achilles , left, is depicted riding a centaur ( mosaic of its body s missing) and is about to kill a deer. In the bottom right hand corner is a Chimera was, according to Greek mythology, a monstrous fire-breathing hybrid creature of Lycia in Asia Minor, composed of the parts of more than one animal. The mosaic follows the story of Bellerophon who was a ‘great slayer of monsters’. From Belalis Major (Henshir El-Fawar ) in the Beja region of Tunisia. Early 7th century AD.Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Christian funerary Mosaic of a ship owner called Felix. The mosaic depicts his two masted above a kantharos, a Greek styled drinking cup, with vines and foliage. At the top is a Constantinian monogram in a laurel wreath which symbolises the deceased devotion to Christianity.  This early Christian mosaic is from Tabarka, 5th century AD. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Christian funerary Mosaic of a ship owner called Felix. The mosaic depicts his two masted above a kantharos, a Greek styled drinking cup, with vines and foliage. At the top is a Constantinian monogram in a laurel wreath which symbolises the deceased devotion to Christianity.  This early Christian mosaic is from Tabarka, 5th century AD. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Christian funerary Mosaic of a ship owner called Felix. The mosaic depicts his two masted above a kantharos, a Greek styled drinking cup, with vines and foliage. At the top is a Constantinian monogram in a laurel wreath which symbolises the deceased devotion to Christianity.  This early Christian mosaic is from Tabarka, 5th century AD. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Christian funerary Mosaic of a ship owner called Felix. The mosaic depicts his two masted above a kantharos, a Greek styled drinking cup, with vines and foliage. At the top is a Constantinian monogram in a laurel wreath which symbolises the deceased devotion to Christianity.  This early Christian mosaic is from Tabarka, 5th century AD. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Christian funerary Mosaic of a ship owner called Felix. The mosaic depicts his two masted above a kantharos, a Greek styled drinking cup, with vines and foliage. At the top is a Constantinian monogram in a laurel wreath which symbolises the deceased devotion to Christianity.  This early Christian mosaic is from Tabarka, 5th century AD. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Christian funerary Mosaic of a ship owner called Felix. The mosaic depicts his two masted above a kantharos, a Greek styled drinking cup, with vines and foliage. At the top is a Constantinian monogram in a laurel wreath which symbolises the deceased devotion to Christianity.  This early Christian mosaic is from Tabarka, 5th century AD. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Christian funerary Mosaic of a ship owner called Felix. The mosaic depicts his two masted above a kantharos, a Greek styled drinking cup, with vines and foliage. At the top is a Constantinian monogram in a laurel wreath which symbolises the deceased devotion to Christianity.  This early Christian mosaic is from Tabarka, 5th century AD. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Christian funerary Mosaic of Matziceus who was from Libyia and this funerary mosaic reads, ‘ the faithful Matziceus lived in peace for 42 years, rested on the fifteenth of the calends of June’. The mosaic depicts two tendrils of vine thrusting out of a cantharus with peacocks & birds. This early Christian mosaic is from Demna Parish Church, left aisle, 5th century AD. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Christian funerary Mosaic of Matziceus who was from Libyia and this funerary mosaic reads, ‘ the faithful Matziceus lived in peace for 42 years, rested on the fifteenth of the calends of June’. The mosaic depicts two tendrils of vine thrusting out of a cantharus with peacocks & birds. This early Christian mosaic is from Demna Parish Church, left aisle, 5th century AD. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaics depicting mythical sea gods & godesses from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Roman mosaic depicting Dionysus repelling pirates from his ship.  He is accompanied by Acoetes, the helmsman and his tutor Silenus, right. Dionysus, in the form a panther, centre,  is repelling pirates from his ship who turn into dolphins as they jump overboard . Dated from the reign of Emperor Gallienus, 260-280 AD from the the house of Dionysus and Ulysses, Dougga. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Inv 2884B Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Christian funerary Mosaic depicting the fountain of life which was a early Christian ssymbol of Christian faith. This early Christian mosaic is from Basilica of Furnos Minus, 5th century AD. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Christian funerary Mosaic depicting the fountain of life which was a early Christian ssymbol of Christian faith. This early Christian mosaic is from Basilica of Furnos Minus, 5th century AD. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Christian funerary Mosaic depicting the fountain of life which was a early Christian ssymbol of Christian faith. This early Christian mosaic is from Basilica of Furnos Minus, 5th century AD. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Christian funerary Mosaic depicting the fountain of life which was a early Christian ssymbol of Christian faith. This early Christian mosaic is from Basilica of Furnos Minus, 5th century AD. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Christian funerary Mosaic depicting the fountain of life which was a early Christian ssymbol of Christian faith. This early Christian mosaic is from Basilica of Furnos Minus, 5th century AD. Roman mosaics from the north African Roman province of Africanus . Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia.

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