Monday, May 17, 2010

Dionysae scenes: Mosaic from Olynthos


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When I wrote the essential guide to mosaics post from ancient times till the late Byzantine era (I mean to write more on the historical aspect of mosaic art including lots of pictures) I wrote very few things on Olynthos. Today, I came across another mosaic from Olynthos and I am happy to publish it for my viewers. Looks almost like embroidery from a distance right? It was found in the "House of Good Fortune"and dates 432-348 BC. Adorable and captivating.

1 comment:

  1. tres chic. I love the sophisticated color palette.
    pve

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