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Z31.3 EROS & PSYKHAI

Museum Collection: Antakya Museum, Antakya, Turkey
Catalogue Number: Antakya 846
Type: Mosaic
Context: Daphne near Antioch, House of the Boat of Psyches
Date: C3rd AD
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

The winged god Eros (love personified) stands on the butterfly wings of two Psykhai (Souls) flitting across the sea, driving them with a whip. The two Psykhai of myth were named Psykhe and Hedone.

ARTICLES

Eros, Psykhe, Hedone

 
 
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