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Z16.2 GAIA & THE KARPOI

Museum Collection: Antakya Museum, Antakya, Turkey
Catalogue Number: Antakya 847
Type: Mosaic
Context: Antioch
Date: C4th AD
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

Gaia, mother earth, reclines in the company of infant Karpoi (Fruits) playing with sheafs of grain. The Karpoi were a multipiclation of Ploutos, the god of agricultureal wealth.

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