Naxos, Archaeological Museum, mosaic with Europa and the bull



Mosaic floor panel. In the center the scene of Europa and Zeus (transformed in a fish-tail bull), with marine creatures. In each corner the representation of an animal, two peacocks and two deer, one hunted by a dog. The external frame has a vegetal motif with racemes and heart-shape leaves

Chronology Period

Roman period


Content Provider

University of Bologna

Original Collection

Byzantine Archaeology at UNIBO Archive - IB

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