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Preliminary description of the bird and snake battle

This artwork is of a colourful bird that has a snake around the head, and the snake has wrapped itself around the birds left leg. The snake is…

” Vestibule of Odysseus and Polyphemus”

This is another Vestibule and in this floor mosaic we see Odysseus offering wine to the Cyclops Polyphemus. This vestibule like the one of “Pan and Eros” is…

Fishing Cupids

This mosaic is a supporting image for “The Vestibule of Pan and Eros”. At this time in the 4th Century AD, Mosaics had become a fashion. And it…

The Art Of Seduction

This image depicts Pan teaching Daphnis how to play his panpipes. The piece in a whole cries out Pans sexual desire towards Daphnis timid and shy demeanor. Pan…

Embodiment of Lust

Supporting image for ” Pan, Aphrodite and Eros/Cupid”. This image portrays Pans full extent to doing anything for sex and pleasure. He will do anything to quench is…

Floor Mosaic of Eros riding Aigipan,

Supporting image for the Roman goatfish bronze sculpture. This Roman floor mosaic dates from the Imperial Period of Rome (approximately the first century BC through 375 BC in…

Eros – supporting image for “Aphrodite, Pan and Eros”

This is a fragment of a decorative marble plaque from the 1st century AD, in Rome. It is 31.5cm high, and it kept at the Metropolitan museum of…

Capricorn – supporting image for the sea-goat

This is another fish-goat hybrid from the same ear as the other fish-goat we were to research. This goat-fish hybrid is also made out of bronze and was…

Palm fronds – supporting image for the Vestiuble of Pan and Eros

I chose the palm branch as my supporting image. The girl in the bikini is from the ‘Bikini girls’ scene in the same Ville Romana del Casale as…

Big Game Hunt in the Villa Romana del Casale

Supporting Image for the Vestibule of Pan and Eros in the Villa Romana del Casale. This photo shows a part of the 3000 square foot mosaic floor of…

Bronze Panther – suporting image for goat-fish

This female panther is also a bronze sculpture from the same time frame as the goat-fish hybrid; (1-2nd century AD). This piece is held in the Metropolitan museum…

Goatfish- sea-goats- capricorn

This piece was found in Burrington, Somerset, UK, by an individual using a metal detector, and is now held at the Museum of Somerset in Taunton, Somerset in…

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