Z12.12 DIONYSOS & LYKOURGOS
Museum Collection: Antakya Museum, Antakya, Turkey
Catalogue Number: Antakya 844
Type: Floor Mosaic
Context: From Daphne near Antioch
Date: C4th AD
Period: Imperial Roman
The impious king Lykourgos is strangled by the vine of Dionysos (usually represented as the metamorphosing nymph Ambrosia). His axe has fallen from his hand to the ground.