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Orpheus taming animals with his lyre A.) - After determining that the mosaic purchased in 1999 had probably been stolen from a Turkish archaeological site, the Dallas Museum of Art has returned the piece to Turkey.

The Republic of Cyprus has a lot in common with the mosaics found in the 2nd century House of Dionysus, an archeological site near Pafos

The Republic of Cyprus has a lot in common with the mosaics found in the century House of Dionysus, an archeological site near Pafos

Orfeo | Antakia

Orfeo of Antakia - Antioch (an early center of Christianity) on the Orontes was an ancient city on the eastern side of the Orontes River. Its ruins lie near the modern city of Antakya, Turkey.

Roman_Orpheus_Taming_Wild_Animals: Orpheus with animals (Pasupati)

Orpheus taming wild animals, Dallas Museum of Art Roman marble mosaic, A. Eastern Roman Empire, near Edessa

Particolare del mosaico dalla cripta della Cattedrale di Regio Emilia, IV d.C.

Particolare del mosaico dalla cripta della Cattedrale di Regio Emilia, IV d.C.

Roman mosaic from The House of Orpheus -- Zaragoza (Caesaraugusta) Museum -- Spain

Roman mosaic from The House of Orpheus -- Zaragoza (Caesaraugusta) Museum -- Spain Reminds me of an ancient depiction of "Peaceable Kingdom." certain themes in art remain timeless, our rmeanings behind the symbols change.

Orpheus Charming the Animals (mosaic), Roman, (2nd century AD) / Musee Archeologique, Saint-Roman-en-Gal, France / Giraudon / The Bridgeman Art Library

Orpheus Charming the Animals (mosaic), Roman, century AD) / Musee Archeologique, Saint-Roman-en-Gal, France / Giraudon / The Bridgeman Art Library

22 Mary, Queen of HeavensMaria Regina del Cielo (Rom, Santa Maria in Trastevere, Apsismosaik (apse mosaic)

Detail of Orpheus charming the animals, from the site of Blanzy (mosaic) Roman, (4th century AD)  Musee Municipal, Laon, France

IC 38 Detail of Orpheus charming the animals, from the site of Blanzy (mosaic) Roman, century AD) / Musee Municipal, Laon, France / Giraudon / The Bridgeman Art Library

Orpheus Mozaiği

Orpheus Mozaiği

Roman Mosaic. Sailor. Tunis, Tunisia.

MF: Roman Mosaic with Sailor Tunis. Polychrome pebble mosaics were used by Romans in the century BC.

Gaziantep Arkeoloji Müzesi ve Zeugma Mozaikleri - Forum Gerçek

Perseus releases Andromeda from her chains on the rock. The Ketos or Sea-Monster lies dead at his feet, Ketos was the dragon sent by Poseidon to destroy Ethiopia unless Andromeda was sacrificed