Eastern Imperial Roman Mosaic Panel - Perseus Rescuing Andromeda

Andromeda's broken shackles in the upper left field. Head of the vanquished monster between the two figures. Eros to the right. Names of the participants inscribed in Greek.

 

2nd - 3rd Centuries AD.

 

Height: 228.6 cm.     (90  in.)

Width: 284.5 cm.     (112  in.)

 

ex: private British collection, 1950's.

 

Published:  Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures V (New York, 2007) p.42-43

 

cf:  Kondoleon, Christine ; Antioch. The Lost Ancient City (Princeton, 2000) p. 196 (Princeton: Y1965-219)

 

 

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