• Detail of a  Roman mosaics design depicting the nine muses, from the Maison du Mois, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd half of 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.<br />
The Roman mosaic depicts the nine muses and their attributes: Clio the muse of history ; Uranie the muse of Astronomy; Melpomene, tragedy; Thalie, comedy; Terpsichore, dancing; Calliope, epic poetry; Erato, love poetry; Polymnie, religious songs and rhetoric; Euterpe, lyrical poetry and music
  • Detail of a  Roman mosaics design depicting the nine muses, from the Maison du Mois, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd half of 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.<br />
The Roman mosaic depicts the nine muses and their attributes: Clio the muse of history ; Uranie the muse of Astronomy; Melpomene, tragedy; Thalie, comedy; Terpsichore, dancing; Calliope, epic poetry; Erato, love poetry; Polymnie, religious songs and rhetoric; Euterpe, lyrical poetry and music
  • Pictures of an apse Roman mosaics design depicting a peacock spreading its tail feathers between two winged angels or cupids holding long candle sticks, from the Maison du Paon in the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of an apse Roman mosaics design depicting a peacock spreading its tail feathers between two winged angels or cupids holding long candle sticks, from the Maison du Paon in the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a geometric crosses Roman mosaics design, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a geometric crosses Roman mosaics design, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a geometric crosses Roman mosaics design, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a geometric crosses Roman mosaics design, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a geometric crosses Roman mosaics design, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a geometric  Roman mosaics design, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a geometric  Roman mosaics design depicting peacock tail feathers, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a geometric  Roman mosaics design depicting peacock tail feathers, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a geometric  Roman mosaics design depicting peacock tail feathers, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a geometric Roman mosaics with animals & fruit, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a grey background
  • 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 />
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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 mosaic, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a black background
  • Pictures of a geometric Roman mosaic, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background
  • Pictures of a geometric Roman mosaic, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against an art background
  • Pictures of a geometric Roman mosaic, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a geometric Roman mosaic, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against an art background
  • Pictures of a geometric Roman mosaic, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a grey background
  • Pictures of a geometric Roman mosaics with strap work and cruciform flowers and in the centre a damaged depiction of a running deer, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, Jilani Guirat area. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a black background
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics from an apse depicting a fan of multicoloured triangles and vine foliated scrolls, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a black background
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics from an apse depicting a fan of multicoloured triangles and vine foliated scrolls, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics from an apse depicting a fan of multicoloured triangles and vine foliated scrolls, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against an art background
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics with medallions containing mosaic birds, fishes and fruit, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, house in the M'Barek R'Haiem area. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics with medallions containing mosaic birds, fishes and fruit, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, house in the M'Barek R'Haiem area. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a black background
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics with medallions containing mosaic birds, fishes and fruit, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, house in the M'Barek R'Haiem area. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics with medallions containing mosaic birds, fishes and fruit, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, house in the M'Barek R'Haiem area. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a black background
  • Pictures of a geometric Roman mosaics with a hexagon at its centre in the middle of which is a cruciform of flowers, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, house in the M'Barek R'Haiem area. Begining of 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a black background
  • Pictures of a geometric Roman mosaics with a hexagon at its centre in the middle of which is a cruciform of flowers, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, house in the M'Barek R'Haiem area. Begining of 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against an art background
  • Pictures of a geometric Roman mosaics with a hexagon at its centre in the middle of which is a cruciform of flowers, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, house in the M'Barek R'Haiem area. Begining of 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a grey background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Endymion sleeping while Selene, the moon goddess, admires him, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus House in Jilani Guirat area. End of 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting scenes from mythology, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus House in Jilani Guirat area. End of 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background<br />
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Detail from a mosaic which depicts Polyphene playing a lyre to charm Galate ; Dionysus drunk ; Alpheus attacking the nymph Arethusa
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting scenes from mythology, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus House in Jilani Guirat area. End of 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.<br />
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Detail from a mosaic which depicts Polyphene playing a lyre to charm Galate ; Dionysus drunk ; Alpheus attacking the nymph Arethusa
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Orpheus, god of music, playing his lyre,  from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, Bir Zid area. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting  a bird charmed by  music being played by Orpheus, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, Bir Zid area. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting  a bird charmed by  music being played by Orpheus, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, Bir Zid area. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting  a panther charmed by  music being played by Orpheus, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, Bir Zid area. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Orpheus, god of music, playing his lyre,  from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, Bir Zid area. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Orpheus, god of music, playing his lyre,  from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, Bir Zid area. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a grey background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting scenes from the Life of Dionysus, detail of an animal and tendrils, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, House of Silenus. Late 2nd to early 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting scenes from the Life of Dionysus, a scene with Ichthyocentaurs, fish tailed centaurs and Nereids, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, House of Silenus. Late 2nd to early 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting scenes from the Life of Dionysus, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, House of Silenus. Late 2nd to early 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background<br />
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In the central panel of this Roman mosaic the  teacher of Dionysus, Silenus, is being carried towards a donkey.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting scenes from the Life of Dionysus, in this medallion Dionysus is riding a panter, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, House of Silenus. Late 2nd to early 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting scenes from the Life of Dionysus, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, House of Silenus. Late 2nd to early 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a black background<br />
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In the central panel of this Roman mosaic the  teacher of Dionysus, Silenus, is being carried towards a donkey.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting scenes from the Life of Dionysus, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, House of Silenus. Late 2nd to early 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a grey background<br />
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In the central panel of this Roman mosaic the  teacher of Dionysus, Silenus, is being carried towards a donkey.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting scenes from the Life of Dionysus, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, House of Silenus. Late 2nd to early 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background<br />
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In the central panel of this Roman mosaic the  teacher of Dionysus, Silenus, is being carried towards a donkey.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting scenes from the Life of Dionysus, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, House of Silenus. Late 2nd to early 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against an art background<br />
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In the central panel of this Roman mosaic the  teacher of Dionysus, Silenus, is being carried towards a donkey.
  • Picture of a black and white geometric Roman mosaics , from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting a Nile scene with birds and pigmies, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, Bir Zid area. 2nd century AD, . El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus drunk being transported on a chariot pulled by a centaur, they are followed by a Bacchante, follower of Bacchus, and a Satyr, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD House of Tertulla. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus drunk being transported on a chariot pulled by a centaur, they are followed by a Bacchante, follower of Bacchus, and a Satyr, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD House of Tertulla. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus drunk being transported on a chariot pulled by a centaur, they are followed by a Bacchante, follower of Bacchus, and a Satyr, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD House of Tertulla. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a grey background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, Bir Zid area. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting the Four Seasons, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House in Jiliani Guirat area. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting the Four Seasons, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House in Jiliani Guirat area. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting a Satyr persuing Bacchante, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. End of 2nd century AD, House in Jiliani Guirat area. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting a Satyr persuing Bacchante, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. End of 2nd century AD, House in Jiliani Guirat area. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a black background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting a Satyr persuing Bacchante, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. End of 2nd century AD, House in Jiliani Guirat area. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a grey background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting a Satyr persuing Bacchante, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. End of 2nd century AD, House in Jiliani Guirat area. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against an art background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting scenes from mythology, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. End of 2nd century AD, House in Jiliani Guirat area. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.<br />
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This Roman mosaic depicts Aurore enticing Cephane, Apollo enticing Cyrene and Apollo persuing Daphne
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting scenes from mythology, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. End of 2nd century AD, House in Jiliani Guirat area. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.<br />
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This Roman mosaic depicts Aurore enticing Cephane, Apollo enticing Cyrene and Apollo persuing Daphne
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting scenes from mythology, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. End of 2nd century AD, House in Jiliani Guirat area. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.<br />
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This Roman mosaic depicts Aurore enticing Cephane, Apollo enticing Cyrene and Apollo persuing Daphne
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting scenes from mythology, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. End of 2nd century AD, House in Jiliani Guirat area. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a grey background<br />
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This Roman mosaic depicts Aurore enticing Cephane, Apollo enticing Cyrene and Apollo persuing Daphne
  • Picture of a Dionysiac Roman mosaics design depicting  panther in front of a wine crater, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Dionysiac Roman mosaics design depicting a lioness and a panther in front of a wine crater, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting animals killing people in an ampitheatre, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. End of 2nd century AD, Sollertiana Domus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting animals killing people in an ampitheatre, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. End of 2nd century AD, Sollertiana Domus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a black background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting animals killing people in an ampitheatre, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. End of 2nd century AD, Sollertiana Domus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a grey background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting the Abduction of Ganymede, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. End od 2nd century AD, Sollertiana Domus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting the Abduction of Ganymede, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. End od 2nd century AD, Sollertiana Domus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting the Abduction of Ganymede, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. End od 2nd century AD, Sollertiana Domus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting the Abduction of Ganymede, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. End od 2nd century AD, Sollertiana Domus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting the Abduction of Ganymede, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. End od 2nd century AD, Sollertiana Domus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a black background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting the Abduction of Ganymede, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. End od 2nd century AD, Sollertiana Domus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a grey background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting a Nymph lying on a sea horse with two dolphins, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Dolphins. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Close up picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting a Nymph lying on a sea horse, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Dolphins. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting a Nymph lying on a sea horse with two dolphins, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Dolphins. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting a Nymph lying on a sea horse with two dolphins, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Dolphins. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting a Nymph lying on a sea horse with two dolphins, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Dolphins. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting a Nymph lying on a sea horse with two dolphins, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Dolphins. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a grey background
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics design depicting the Four Seasons, from the Maison de la Procession Dionysiaque, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics design depicting the Four Seasons, from the Maison de la Procession Dionysiaque, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting one of the Four Seasons, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting a bird, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting one of the Four Seasons, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting one of the Four Seasons, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting one of the Four Seasons, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Sileuns, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting one of the Four Seasons, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Sileuns and two of the Four Seasons, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Sileuns and two of the Four Seasons, 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 Sileuns and two of the Four Seasons, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting  panthers, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Dolphins. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a geometric Roman mosaics design using dolphins and swans designs, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Dolphins. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background
  • Picture of a geometric Roman mosaics design using dolphins and swans designs, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Dolphins. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a geometric Roman mosaics design using dolphins and swans designs, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Dolphins. 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.
  • 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. Against a grey background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Silenus and fishing cupids, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Silenus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Silenus and fishing cupids, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Silenus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Silenus and fishing cupids, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Silenus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman Dionysiac mosaics design depicting masks and birds, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Silenus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman Dionysiac mosaics design depicting masks and birds, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Silenus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman Dionysiac mosaics design depicting masks and birds, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Silenus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman Dionysiac mosaics design depicting masks and birds, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Silenus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a black background
  • Picture of a Roman Dionysiac mosaics design depicting masks and birds, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Silenus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against an art background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting a lion attacking two onagers or Asiatic wild ass, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting a lion attacking two onagers or Asiatic wild ass, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting a lion attacking two onagers or Asiatic wild ass, 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 a lion attacking two onagers or Asiatic wild ass, 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 Dionysus riding a lion; from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd century AD House of the Dionysus Proccession. El Djem Archaeological Museum; El Djem; Tunisia. Against a white background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Silenus riding a camel, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd century AD, House of the Dionysus Proccession. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Silenus riding a camel, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd century AD, House of the Dionysus Proccession. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus riding a lion; from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd century AD House of the Dionysus Proccession. El Djem Archaeological Museum; El Djem; Tunisia. Against a grey background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Lions eating a boar, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd century AD, House of the Dionysus Proccession. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Lions eating a boar, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd century AD, House of the Dionysus Proccession. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a black background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting in the centre Aion, god of eternity, with Artemis and Apollo to his left and right and the Four Seasons, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting the Four Seasons, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting the Four Seasons; 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 the Four Seasons, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting the Four Seasons, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting the Four Seasons; from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum; El Djem; Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting the Four Seasons; 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 shells and birds, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Selinus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting shells and birds, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Selinus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting shells and birds, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Selinus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus, God of wine, surrounded by women's busts representing the Four Seasons, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus, God of wine, surrounded by women's busts representing the Four Seasons, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a grey background
  • Picture of a geometric Roman mosaics design depicting lions hunting animals, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting the Muses inside medallions, 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 the Muses inside medallions, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting the Muses inside medallions, 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, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting wreaths running around medallions of birds and fishes, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting wreaths running around medallions of birds and fishes, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting wreaths running around medallions of birds and fishes, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Detail of a Roman mosaics design depicting Silenus and Cupids showing Pan and a goat and a cupid in the vines, from the House of Sienus, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Detail of a Roman mosaics design depicting Silenus and Cupids showing Pan and a goat, from the House of Sienus, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Detail of a Roman mosaics design depicting Silenus and Cupids showing Pan and a goat, from the House of Sienus, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Detail of a Roman mosaics design depicting Silenus and Cupids showing 2 figures, from the House of Sienus, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Detail of a Roman mosaics design depicting Silenus and Cupids showing a baby elephant, from the House of Sienus, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Detail of a Roman mosaics design depicting Silenus and Cupids showing a baby elephant, from the House of Sienus, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Detail of a Roman mosaics design depicting Silenus and Cupids showing a cupid and a camel, from the House of Sienus, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Detail of a Roman mosaics design depicting Silenus and Cupids showing cupids amongst vines, from the House of Sienus, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Detail of a Roman mosaics design depicting Silenus and Cupids showing cupids amongst vines, from the House of Sienus, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Silenus and Cupids, from the House of Sienus, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.<br />
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The Silenus Roman mosaic depicts multiple scenes : the tying up of Silenus, who is permanently drunk, and is depicted in the middle of the mosaic lying on a bed of leaves. Around him children are trying to tie his hands and legs with garlands of flowers.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Silenus and Cupids, from the House of Sienus, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a grey background<br />
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The Silenus Roman mosaic depicts multiple scenes : the tying up of Silenus, who is permanently drunk, and is depicted in the middle of the mosaic lying on a bed of leaves. Around him children are trying to tie his hands and legs with garlands of flowers.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting a geometric tendril designs from a Dionysus mosaic. The ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus Riding a Panther, from Abdel Jelil. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus Riding a Panther, from Abdel Jelil. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus Riding a Panther, from Abdel Jelil. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a grey background
  • Picture of a satyr wearing a panther skin playing a flute from a Roman mosaic depicting Dionysus Riding a Panther, from Abdel Jelil. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus Riding a Panther, from Abdel Jelil. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background<br />
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The Roman mosaic depicts Dionysus riding a Panther spilling a glass of wine he is holding. Behind him, a satyr wearing a panther skin plays a flute. In front of Dionysus a Bacchante is praying to Priapus,  a minor god of fertility. Surrounding the scene is a wreath designs with a medallion in each corner containing a wild boar, a panther, and lions.
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus Riding a Panther, from Abdel Jelil. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background<br />
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The Roman mosaic depicts Dionysus riding a Panther spilling a glass of wine he is holding. Behind him, a satyr wearing a panther skin plays a flute. In front of Dionysus a Bacchante is praying to Priapus,  a minor god of fertility. Surrounding the scene is a wreath designs with a medallion in each corner containing a wild boar, a panther, and lions.
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus Riding a Panther, from Abdel Jelil. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a balck background<br />
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The Roman mosaic depicts Dionysus riding a Panther spilling a glass of wine he is holding. Behind him, a satyr wearing a panther skin plays a flute. In front of Dionysus a Bacchante is praying to Priapus,  a minor god of fertility. Surrounding the scene is a wreath designs with a medallion in each corner containing a wild boar, a panther, and lions.
  • Pictures of the geometric border  Roman mosaic using 3d blocks and a swastica design from a Four Seasons mosaic, from the Maison de la Procession Dionysiaque, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics design depicting the Four Seasons, from the Maison de la Procession Dionysiaque, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Detail of a Roman mosaics design depicting the nine muses, from the Maison du Mois, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd half of 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.<br />
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The Roman mosaic depicts the nine muses and their attributes: Clio the muse of history ; Uranie the muse of Astronomy; Melpomene, tragedy; Thalie, comedy; Terpsichore, dancing; Calliope, epic poetry; Erato, love poetry; Polymnie, religious songs and rhetoric; Euterpe, lyrical poetry and music
  • Detail of a  Roman mosaics design depicting the nine muses, from the Maison du Mois, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd half of 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.<br />
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The Roman mosaic depicts the nine muses and their attributes: Clio the muse of history ; Uranie the muse of Astronomy; Melpomene, tragedy; Thalie, comedy; Terpsichore, dancing; Calliope, epic poetry; Erato, love poetry; Polymnie, religious songs and rhetoric; Euterpe, lyrical poetry and music
  • Detail of a  Roman mosaics design depicting the nine muses, from the Maison du Mois, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd half of 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.<br />
The Roman mosaic depicts the nine muses and their attributes: Clio the muse of history ; Uranie the muse of Astronomy; Melpomene, tragedy; Thalie, comedy; Terpsichore, dancing; Calliope, epic poetry; Erato, love poetry; Polymnie, religious songs and rhetoric; Euterpe, lyrical poetry and music
  • Detail of a  Roman mosaics design depicting the nine muses, from the Maison du Mois, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd half of 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.<br />
The Roman mosaic depicts the nine muses and their attributes: Clio the muse of history ; Uranie the muse of Astronomy; Melpomene, tragedy; Thalie, comedy; Terpsichore, dancing; Calliope, epic poetry; Erato, love poetry; Polymnie, religious songs and rhetoric; Euterpe, lyrical poetry and music
  • Detail of a  Roman mosaics design depicting the nine muses, from the Maison du Mois, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd half of 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.<br />
The Roman mosaic depicts the nine muses and their attributes: Clio the muse of history ; Uranie the muse of Astronomy; Melpomene, tragedy; Thalie, comedy; Terpsichore, dancing; Calliope, epic poetry; Erato, love poetry; Polymnie, religious songs and rhetoric; Euterpe, lyrical poetry and music
  • Detail of a  Roman mosaics design depicting the nine muses, from the Maison du Mois, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd half of 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.<br />
The Roman mosaic depicts the nine muses and their attributes: Clio the muse of history ; Uranie the muse of Astronomy; Melpomene, tragedy; Thalie, comedy; Terpsichore, dancing; Calliope, epic poetry; Erato, love poetry; Polymnie, religious songs and rhetoric; Euterpe, lyrical poetry and music
  • Detail of a  Roman mosaics design depicting the nine muses, from the Maison du Mois, ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 2nd half of 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.<br />
The Roman mosaic depicts the nine muses and their attributes: Clio the muse of history ; Uranie the muse of Astronomy; Melpomene, tragedy; Thalie, comedy; Terpsichore, dancing; Calliope, epic poetry; Erato, love poetry; Polymnie, religious songs and rhetoric; Euterpe, lyrical poetry and music
  • Pictures of an apse Roman mosaics design depicting a peacock spreading its tail feathers between two winged angels or cupids holding long candle sticks, from the Maison du Paon in the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of an apse Roman mosaics design depicting a peacock spreading its tail feathers between two winged angels or cupids holding long candle sticks, from the Maison du Paon in the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of an apse Roman mosaics design depicting a peacock spreading its tail feathers between two winged angels or cupids holding long candle sticks, from the Maison du Paon in the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a geometric detail of a Roman mosaics design, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a geometric crosses Roman mosaics design, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a geometric crosses Roman mosaics design, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a geometric crosses Roman mosaics design, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics with medallions containing mosaic birds, fishes and fruit, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, house in the M'Barek R'Haiem area. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a grey background
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting scenes from mythology, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus House in Jilani Guirat area. End of 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.<br />
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Detail from a mosaic which depicts Polyphene playing a lyre to charm Galate ; Dionysus drunk ; Alpheus attacking the nymph Arethusa
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Orpheus, god of music, playing his lyre surrounded by animals charmed by his music, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus, Bir Zid area. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting  panthers, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Dolphins. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a geometric Roman mosaics design using dolphins and swans designs, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Dolphins. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting Silenus and fishing cupids, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD, House of Silenus. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Picture of a Roman mosaics design depicting a lion attacking two onagers or Asiatic wild ass, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus Riding a Panther, from Abdel Jelil. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia. Against a white background
  • Pictures of a Roman mosaics design depicting Dionysus Riding a Panther, from Abdel Jelil. 2nd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.<br />
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The Roman mosaic depicts Dionysus riding a Panther spilling a glass of wine he is holding. Behind him, a satyr wearing a panther skin plays a flute. In front of Dionysus a Bacchante is praying to Priapus,  a minor god of fertility. Surrounding the scene is a wreath designs with a medallion in each corner containing a wild boar, a panther, and lions.
  • Pictures of a geometric crosses Roman mosaics design, from the ancient Roman city of Thysdrus. 3rd century AD. El Djem Archaeological Museum, El Djem, Tunisia.
  • Roman fresco from Zeugma. 2nd - 3rd century AD.  Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Exterior of Zeugma Roman Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaics - Women At Breakfast Mosaic. Zosimos Villa, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.  Against a black background.
  • Roman mosaics - Seasons  Mosaic. Telete Villa.  2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.<br />
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Seasons mosaic Telete, was unearthed during the rescue excavations y Gaziantep Museum in 1994 when it was about to be stolen by the traffickers. It is the floor mosaic of a villa terrace located on the western skins of Zeugma hill <br />
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The pane% consists of nine parts. At the central panel, Eros, who Is a mythological character and who has a crown on his head, sits side by side with Telete, the daughter of Dionysus. This representation symbolises the preparation of a young woman who is just about to taste the love and to become mature. There are busts of seasonal gods In the square panels at the corners. The crowned head of the Spring Goddess Ear Is slightly towards right. She wears a floral necklace. Her righr shoulder is naked and the crimps of her cloak are seen on her left shoulder. There is the bust of the river god on the top-right of the Telete panel. A kid lying on the grass and a bucket are pictured in the lower rectangular panel. In the western-side rectangular panel, on the other hand, there are four fish going in and out of a game basket. There is a rabbit figure within the rectangular panel on the right. Mythical narrations and natural life are intertwined in this mosaic.
  • Roman mosaics - Persius & Andromeda Mosaic. Poseidon Villa Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.  Against a white background.
  • Roman mosaics - Geometric Mosaic. Dionysus Villa Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.   Against a black background.
  • Roman mosaics - Mousai Mosaic. Euphrates Villa, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaics - Mousai Mosaic. Euphrates Villa, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaics - Metiochus and Parthenope Mosaic.  2nd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.   Against a black background.<br />
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Metiochus and Parthenope, famous with their legendary love for eat: torn apart and then unified after years, they seem to represent the According to the myth, Parthenope is the sister of Polycrat e Ki taken an oath of virginity upon the Heraion which symbolizes the Metiochus is invited to the royal court and meets Parthenope Burin fails in love with Metiochus but in order to keep the oath she has taken, she and chooses to go exile. In this mosaic, we see the two figures sfttngsitting upon an In compliance with the story, the face of Metiochus is directed towards Part e whom he fell in love and the eyes of Parthenope stares at an indeterminate area due to the love she feels yet sees impossible. The mosaic is surrounded by triangular, double mesh ttke, and pyramidal borders. The piece was discovered during the rescue excavation conducted. in 1993. When exposed, it was understood that the main figures used to be at the middle of the mosaic were stolen the tomb-robbers. <br />
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The mosaic was brought to Gaziantep Museum with a question mark labeled on it saying "Who knows where? In which country?" and began to be displayed temporarily after restoration. From the photographs sent by the Canadian Archaeologist Sheila Campbell, it was found out that the stolen parts were in the Merin collection in Houston USA and with the initiatives of the Ministry of Culture, the missing parts were brought In 2000 and the mosaic was put on display following the restoration. Those two eternal lovers, who were torn apart by traffickers of historical artefacts and kidnapped separately, have been unified after years.
  • Roman mosaics - Metiochus and Parthenope Mosaic.  2nd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.   Against an art background.<br />
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Metiochus and Parthenope, famous with their legendary love for eat: torn apart and then unified after years, they seem to represent the According to the myth, Parthenope is the sister of Polycrat e Ki taken an oath of virginity upon the Heraion which symbolizes the Metiochus is invited to the royal court and meets Parthenope Burin fails in love with Metiochus but in order to keep the oath she has taken, she and chooses to go exile. In this mosaic, we see the two figures sfttngsitting upon an In compliance with the story, the face of Metiochus is directed towards Part e whom he fell in love and the eyes of Parthenope stares at an indeterminate area due to the love she feels yet sees impossible. The mosaic is surrounded by triangular, double mesh ttke, and pyramidal borders. The piece was discovered during the rescue excavation conducted. in 1993. When exposed, it was understood that the main figures used to be at the middle of the mosaic were stolen the tomb-robbers. <br />
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The mosaic was brought to Gaziantep Museum with a question mark labeled on it saying "Who knows where? In which country?" and began to be displayed temporarily after restoration. From the photographs sent by the Canadian Archaeologist Sheila Campbell, it was found out that the stolen parts were in the Merin collection in Houston USA and with the initiatives of the Ministry of Culture, the missing parts were brought In 2000 and the mosaic was put on display following the restoration. Those two eternal lovers, who were torn apart by traffickers of historical artefacts and kidnapped separately, have been unified after years.
  • Roman mosaics - Close up of The Gypsy Girls. The House of Menad. Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.   Against an art background.
  • Roman mosaics - The Gypsy Girls. The House of Menad. Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.   Against an art background.<br />
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It was discovered in the building called the House of Menad during the excavations conducted by the Gaziantep Museum. As the excavations continued, it was understood that almost all the mosaics inside the building had been stolen by historical _artifact; traffickers. The figure, called the Gypsy. Girl, was fortunately under the soil extracted from the illegal diggings and unseen by the traffickers; then it was brought to our Museum. She was liken to a Gypsy Girl as a joke during the excavations when she was unearthed with her uncombed hair, salient cheekbones, round face and earrings, and then has kept to be called with that name. <br />
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There is no illuminating data regarding her identity but some scholrs claim that she is one of the -mnads present in  Dionysus festivals because of the tendrils near her 1.71eado, and others suggest that this is a portrait of Alexander the Great The most interesting feature of the mosaic is that it follows the beholder in every direction. A special technique was used in the mosaic in order to make her eyes more realistic. On the other hand, the fact that both joy and sorrow are reflected in her face indicates the stage reached in the art of portx4it. <br />
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The piece was made, via the technique -called "three look" in the art of painting during the Hellenistic period. This technique was used by great painters as well. Da vincrs'Mona Lisa is an example for such paintings. With those characteristics, the piece has become the symbol of Zeugma and Gaziantep
  • Roman mosaics - Geometric Mosaic. House of Okeanos, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.  Against a grey background.
  • Roman mosaics - The Duluk Mosaic  Mosaic. 4th century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.  Against a grey background.<br />
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The mosaic, which was found in the ancient city DOM in Gaziantep and brought to the museum, is dated to 4th century A.D. The mosaic, which is geometric, is a part of a greater mosaic. The remaining parts are destroyed by natural factors. Herbal motifs are pictured within the main panel cross squares. It consists of a wide mesh band on the side and hexagonal and square geometric motifs on the outer border.
  • Roman mosaics - Geometric Mosaic. The Giyoslu Villa. Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.  Against a white background.
  • Roman mosaics - Geometric Mosaic. The Giyoslu Villa. Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.   Against an art background.
  • Roman mosaics - Geometric Mosaic. The Giyoslu Villa. Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.  Against a grey background.
  • Roman mosaics - Birth of Aphrodite (Venus) Mosaic.  Poseidon Villa Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaics. The Acratos & Eljprocvne Mosaic from The House of Maenad Zeugma.  2nd - 3rd century AD. Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman Mosaic - close up river god Oceanos The Oceanos & Tethys Mosaic, fom The House of Oceanos, Zeugma.  2nd - 3rd century AD. Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.<br />
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The Oceanos and Tethys Mosaic is the floor mosaic of the shallow pool of the House of Oceanos. In this mosaic, which belongs to the Early Roman Empire Period, Oceanos, the river god who is the origin of life, and his wife Tethys are represented. At the middle of the mosaic which is surrounded by a geometric triple tress borders there are Oceanos and his wife Tethys. Around them there are Eros figures riding various species of fish and dolphins symbolising the abundance of the sea. The most represented attributes of Oceanos are snake and fish.<br />
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 in the mosaic, Oceanos is seen with chelas. Those chelas are among his most characteristic attributes. Though the tail of an eel is represented as his feet in the figures on ceramics, within the scope of the art of mosaic he is represented as a bust and only with the chelas on his head such as this one. His wife Tethys is right by his side and represented with wings upon her forehead. Between them, there is the dragon called Cetos which is a mythological sea creature. As is seen in the coins of Zeugma, the Euphrates River is expressed as a dragon. Besides these two figures, on the top-right of the mosaic, there is a young male figure which is thought to be Pan, the patron of fishermen and shepherds. The fact that Eros figures and Pan which are the side figures are located outward implies that the pool is built to allow walking around. <br />
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The expression of the Oceanos as not an ocean but a river surrounding the world: By that the water, which vapours with the heat of the sun and then gives life to the nature by becoming rain, and which after being used by the nature reaches again the sea via the rivers is expressed. The water becomes aware of itself and its function by that cycle. This phenomenon is represented in the mosaic panel as the diversification of Ocen
  • Roman fresco from Zeugma. 2nd - 3rd century AD.  Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaics - Rooms of an excavated villa from Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman latrine lavatory - Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaics - Women At Breakfast Mosaic. Zosimos Villa, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.   Against a white background.
  • Roman mosaics - Women At Breakfast Mosaic. Zosimos Villa, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaics - Women At Breakfast Mosaic. Zosimos Villa, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.   Against an art background.
  • Roman mosaics - Bust of Dionysus Mosaic. House of Oceanos, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaics - Seasons  Mosaic. Telete Villa.  2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.<br />
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Seasons mosaic Telete, was unearthed during the rescue excavations y Gaziantep Museum in 1994 when it was about to be stolen by the traffickers. It is the floor mosaic of a villa terrace located on the western skins of Zeugma hill <br />
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The pane% consists of nine parts. At the central panel, Eros, who Is a mythological character and who has a crown on his head, sits side by side with Telete, the daughter of Dionysus. This representation symbolises the preparation of a young woman who is just about to taste the love and to become mature. There are busts of seasonal gods In the square panels at the corners. The crowned head of the Spring Goddess Ear Is slightly towards right. She wears a floral necklace. Her righr shoulder is naked and the crimps of her cloak are seen on her left shoulder. There is the bust of the river god on the top-right of the Telete panel. A kid lying on the grass and a bucket are pictured in the lower rectangular panel. In the western-side rectangular panel, on the other hand, there are four fish going in and out of a game basket. There is a rabbit figure within the rectangular panel on the right. Mythical narrations and natural life are intertwined in this mosaic.
  • Roman mosaics - Persius & Andromeda Mosaic. Poseidon Villa Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaics - Persius & Andromeda Mosaic. Poseidon Villa Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaics - Persius & Andromeda Mosaic. Poseidon Villa Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.  Against a grey background.
  • Roman mosaics - Achilles Mosaic.  Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.  Against a grey background.
  • Roman mosaics - Geometric Mosaic. Dionysus Villa Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaics - Geometric Mosaic. Dionysus Villa Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.  Against a grey background.
  • Roman mosaics - Mousai Mosaic. Euphrates Villa, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaics - Mousai Mosaic. Euphrates Villa, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.  Against a white background.
  • Roman mosaics - Mousai Mosaic. Euphrates Villa, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.   Against an art background.
  • Roman mosaics - Metiochus and Parthenope Mosaic.  2nd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.<br />
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Metiochus and Parthenope, famous with their legendary love for eat: torn apart and then unified after years, they seem to represent the According to the myth, Parthenope is the sister of Polycrat e Ki taken an oath of virginity upon the Heraion which symbolizes the Metiochus is invited to the royal court and meets Parthenope Burin fails in love with Metiochus but in order to keep the oath she has taken, she and chooses to go exile. In this mosaic, we see the two figures sfttngsitting upon an In compliance with the story, the face of Metiochus is directed towards Part e whom he fell in love and the eyes of Parthenope stares at an indeterminate area due to the love she feels yet sees impossible. The mosaic is surrounded by triangular, double mesh ttke, and pyramidal borders. The piece was discovered during the rescue excavation conducted. in 1993. When exposed, it was understood that the main figures used to be at the middle of the mosaic were stolen the tomb-robbers. <br />
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The mosaic was brought to Gaziantep Museum with a question mark labeled on it saying "Who knows where? In which country?" and began to be displayed temporarily after restoration. From the photographs sent by the Canadian Archaeologist Sheila Campbell, it was found out that the stolen parts were in the Merin collection in Houston USA and with the initiatives of the Ministry of Culture, the missing parts were brought In 2000 and the mosaic was put on display following the restoration. Those two eternal lovers, who were torn apart by traffickers of historical artefacts and kidnapped separately, have been unified after years.
  • Roman mosaics - Close up of The Gypsy Girls. The House of Menad. Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.   Against a black background.
  • Roman mosaics - The Gypsy Girls. The House of Menad. Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.  Against a white background.<br />
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It was discovered in the building called the House of Menad during the excavations conducted by the Gaziantep Museum. As the excavations continued, it was understood that almost all the mosaics inside the building had been stolen by historical _artifact; traffickers. The figure, called the Gypsy. Girl, was fortunately under the soil extracted from the illegal diggings and unseen by the traffickers; then it was brought to our Museum. She was liken to a Gypsy Girl as a joke during the excavations when she was unearthed with her uncombed hair, salient cheekbones, round face and earrings, and then has kept to be called with that name. <br />
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There is no illuminating data regarding her identity but some scholrs claim that she is one of the -mnads present in  Dionysus festivals because of the tendrils near her 1.71eado, and others suggest that this is a portrait of Alexander the Great The most interesting feature of the mosaic is that it follows the beholder in every direction. A special technique was used in the mosaic in order to make her eyes more realistic. On the other hand, the fact that both joy and sorrow are reflected in her face indicates the stage reached in the art of portx4it. <br />
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The piece was made, via the technique -called "three look" in the art of painting during the Hellenistic period. This technique was used by great painters as well. Da vincrs'Mona Lisa is an example for such paintings. With those characteristics, the piece has become the symbol of Zeugma and Gaziantep
  • Roman mosaics - The Gypsy Girls. The House of Menad. Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.<br />
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It was discovered in the building called the House of Menad during the excavations conducted by the Gaziantep Museum. As the excavations continued, it was understood that almost all the mosaics inside the building had been stolen by historical _artifact; traffickers. The figure, called the Gypsy. Girl, was fortunately under the soil extracted from the illegal diggings and unseen by the traffickers; then it was brought to our Museum. She was liken to a Gypsy Girl as a joke during the excavations when she was unearthed with her uncombed hair, salient cheekbones, round face and earrings, and then has kept to be called with that name. <br />
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There is no illuminating data regarding her identity but some scholrs claim that she is one of the -mnads present in  Dionysus festivals because of the tendrils near her 1.71eado, and others suggest that this is a portrait of Alexander the Great The most interesting feature of the mosaic is that it follows the beholder in every direction. A special technique was used in the mosaic in order to make her eyes more realistic. On the other hand, the fact that both joy and sorrow are reflected in her face indicates the stage reached in the art of portx4it. <br />
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The piece was made, via the technique -called "three look" in the art of painting during the Hellenistic period. This technique was used by great painters as well. Da vincrs'Mona Lisa is an example for such paintings. With those characteristics, the piece has become the symbol of Zeugma and Gaziantep
  • Roman mosaics - The Gypsy Girls. The House of Menad. Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.   Against a black background.<br />
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It was discovered in the building called the House of Menad during the excavations conducted by the Gaziantep Museum. As the excavations continued, it was understood that almost all the mosaics inside the building had been stolen by historical _artifact; traffickers. The figure, called the Gypsy. Girl, was fortunately under the soil extracted from the illegal diggings and unseen by the traffickers; then it was brought to our Museum. She was liken to a Gypsy Girl as a joke during the excavations when she was unearthed with her uncombed hair, salient cheekbones, round face and earrings, and then has kept to be called with that name. <br />
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There is no illuminating data regarding her identity but some scholrs claim that she is one of the -mnads present in  Dionysus festivals because of the tendrils near her 1.71eado, and others suggest that this is a portrait of Alexander the Great The most interesting feature of the mosaic is that it follows the beholder in every direction. A special technique was used in the mosaic in order to make her eyes more realistic. On the other hand, the fact that both joy and sorrow are reflected in her face indicates the stage reached in the art of portx4it. <br />
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The piece was made, via the technique -called "three look" in the art of painting during the Hellenistic period. This technique was used by great painters as well. Da vincrs'Mona Lisa is an example for such paintings. With those characteristics, the piece has become the symbol of Zeugma and Gaziantep
  • Roman mosaics - The Gypsy Girls. The House of Menad. Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.   Against a black background.<br />
<br />
It was discovered in the building called the House of Menad during the excavations conducted by the Gaziantep Museum. As the excavations continued, it was understood that almost all the mosaics inside the building had been stolen by historical _artifact; traffickers. The figure, called the Gypsy. Girl, was fortunately under the soil extracted from the illegal diggings and unseen by the traffickers; then it was brought to our Museum. She was liken to a Gypsy Girl as a joke during the excavations when she was unearthed with her uncombed hair, salient cheekbones, round face and earrings, and then has kept to be called with that name. <br />
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There is no illuminating data regarding her identity but some scholrs claim that she is one of the -mnads present in  Dionysus festivals because of the tendrils near her 1.71eado, and others suggest that this is a portrait of Alexander the Great The most interesting feature of the mosaic is that it follows the beholder in every direction. A special technique was used in the mosaic in order to make her eyes more realistic. On the other hand, the fact that both joy and sorrow are reflected in her face indicates the stage reached in the art of portx4it. <br />
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The piece was made, via the technique -called "three look" in the art of painting during the Hellenistic period. This technique was used by great painters as well. Da vincrs'Mona Lisa is an example for such paintings. With those characteristics, the piece has become the symbol of Zeugma and Gaziantep
  • Roman mosaics - The Gypsy Girls. The House of Menad. Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.  Against a grey background.<br />
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It was discovered in the building called the House of Menad during the excavations conducted by the Gaziantep Museum. As the excavations continued, it was understood that almost all the mosaics inside the building had been stolen by historical _artifact; traffickers. The figure, called the Gypsy. Girl, was fortunately under the soil extracted from the illegal diggings and unseen by the traffickers; then it was brought to our Museum. She was liken to a Gypsy Girl as a joke during the excavations when she was unearthed with her uncombed hair, salient cheekbones, round face and earrings, and then has kept to be called with that name. <br />
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There is no illuminating data regarding her identity but some scholrs claim that she is one of the -mnads present in  Dionysus festivals because of the tendrils near her 1.71eado, and others suggest that this is a portrait of Alexander the Great The most interesting feature of the mosaic is that it follows the beholder in every direction. A special technique was used in the mosaic in order to make her eyes more realistic. On the other hand, the fact that both joy and sorrow are reflected in her face indicates the stage reached in the art of portx4it. <br />
<br />
The piece was made, via the technique -called "three look" in the art of painting during the Hellenistic period. This technique was used by great painters as well. Da vincrs'Mona Lisa is an example for such paintings. With those characteristics, the piece has become the symbol of Zeugma and Gaziantep
  • Roman mosaics - The Gypsy Girls. The House of Menad. Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.   Against an art background.<br />
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It was discovered in the building called the House of Menad during the excavations conducted by the Gaziantep Museum. As the excavations continued, it was understood that almost all the mosaics inside the building had been stolen by historical _artifact; traffickers. The figure, called the Gypsy. Girl, was fortunately under the soil extracted from the illegal diggings and unseen by the traffickers; then it was brought to our Museum. She was liken to a Gypsy Girl as a joke during the excavations when she was unearthed with her uncombed hair, salient cheekbones, round face and earrings, and then has kept to be called with that name. <br />
<br />
There is no illuminating data regarding her identity but some scholrs claim that she is one of the -mnads present in  Dionysus festivals because of the tendrils near her 1.71eado, and others suggest that this is a portrait of Alexander the Great The most interesting feature of the mosaic is that it follows the beholder in every direction. A special technique was used in the mosaic in order to make her eyes more realistic. On the other hand, the fact that both joy and sorrow are reflected in her face indicates the stage reached in the art of portx4it. <br />
<br />
The piece was made, via the technique -called "three look" in the art of painting during the Hellenistic period. This technique was used by great painters as well. Da vincrs'Mona Lisa is an example for such paintings. With those characteristics, the piece has become the symbol of Zeugma and Gaziantep
  • Roman mosaics - Geometric Mosaic. House of Okeanos, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaics - Geometric Mosaic. House of Okeanos, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.   Against an art background.
  • Roman mosaics - Geometric Mosaic. House of Okeanos, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.  Against a white background.
  • Roman mosaics - Geometric Mosaic. House of Okeanos, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.   Against a black background.
  • Roman mosaics - Geometric Mosaic. House of Okeanos, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaics - Geometric Mosaic. House of Okeanos, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.   Against an art background.
  • Roman mosaics -  The Bath House. The House of Oceanos, Ancient Zeugama. 3rd Century AD. Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.  Against a white background.
  • Roman mosaics -  The Bath House. The House of Oceanos, Ancient Zeugama. 3rd Century AD. Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaics -  The Bath House. The House of Oceanos, Ancient Zeugama. 3rd Century AD. Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.   Against an art background.
  • Roman mosaics - The Duluk Mosaic  Mosaic. 4th century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.  Against a white background.<br />
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The mosaic, which was found in the ancient city DOM in Gaziantep and brought to the museum, is dated to 4th century A.D. The mosaic, which is geometric, is a part of a greater mosaic. The remaining parts are destroyed by natural factors. Herbal motifs are pictured within the main panel cross squares. It consists of a wide mesh band on the side and hexagonal and square geometric motifs on the outer border.
  • Roman mosaics - The Duluk Mosaic  Mosaic. 4th century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.   Against a black background.<br />
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The mosaic, which was found in the ancient city DOM in Gaziantep and brought to the museum, is dated to 4th century A.D. The mosaic, which is geometric, is a part of a greater mosaic. The remaining parts are destroyed by natural factors. Herbal motifs are pictured within the main panel cross squares. It consists of a wide mesh band on the side and hexagonal and square geometric motifs on the outer border.
  • Roman mosaics - The Duluk Mosaic  Mosaic. 4th century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.<br />
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The mosaic, which was found in the ancient city DOM in Gaziantep and brought to the museum, is dated to 4th century A.D. The mosaic, which is geometric, is a part of a greater mosaic. The remaining parts are destroyed by natural factors. Herbal motifs are pictured within the main panel cross squares. It consists of a wide mesh band on the side and hexagonal and square geometric motifs on the outer border.
  • Roman mosaics - The Duluk Mosaic  Mosaic. 4th century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.    Against an art background.<br />
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The mosaic, which was found in the ancient city DOM in Gaziantep and brought to the museum, is dated to 4th century A.D. The mosaic, which is geometric, is a part of a greater mosaic. The remaining parts are destroyed by natural factors. Herbal motifs are pictured within the main panel cross squares. It consists of a wide mesh band on the side and hexagonal and square geometric motifs on the outer border.
  • Roman mosaics - Satyros, Antiope & Galatia Mosaic. Poseidon Villa Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaics - Dionysus Portrait Mosaic. Okeanos Villa, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.  Against a white background.
  • Roman mosaics - Dionysus Portrait Mosaic. Okeanos Villa, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaics - Dionysus Portrait Mosaic. Okeanos Villa, Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.   Against an art background.
  • Roman mosaics - The Poseidon Mosaic. Poseidon Villa Ancient Zeugama, 2nd - 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Roman mosaics - Dionysus Mosaic. Poseidon Villa Ancient Zeugama, 3rd century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.  Against a grey background.
  • Roman mosaics - The Wedding of Dionysus mosaic. Dionysus Villa Ancient Zeugama, 2nd  century AD . Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey.<br />
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The Wedding of Dionysus and Ariadne Mosaic, which belongs to the House of Dionysus, is one of the most special mosaics around the world. In the scene, Dionysus and Ariadne are sitting on a sofa. There are three maenads, musician, the wedding god and two sirens around them. <br />
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The mosaic gives the impression of a painting due to the rich variety of colors and luminous/shadow effects used. The fact that there are many figures within the mosaic and their high pictorial quality, on the other hand, makes the mosaic much more special. <br />
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The House of Dionysus is the villa where a rescue excavation was conducted in 1992 upon the received intelligence telling that traffickers had been digging the area. After the excavations, the mosaic now you behold was unearthed along with some geometric mosaics. In terms of the exactness in the anatomy of the figures, the perspective, and the rich variety of colors it is among the most precious and important mosaic around the world. <br />
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The Museum had conducted activities in order to display the mosaic where it belongs and in a natural manner. However, such a big portion of the mosaic as two thirds was stolen by the historical artefact traffickers in 1998 from the place of display. The parts of the mosaic are not found yet. After the robbery, the remaining parts were transported to Gaziantep Museum and displayed after restoration. The stolen part of the mosaic was left blank. The searches continue in order to find the missing parts through the Interpol.

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