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Z33.1 THE NEREIDES

Museum Collection: Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, Kato Paphos, Cyprus
Catalogue Number: TBA
Type: Floor mosaic
Context: Paphos, House of Aion
Date: Late C4th AD
Period: Late Roman

SUMMARY

The reclining Nereis Thetis is carried across the sea in the arms of the red-skinned Ikhthyokentauros (fish-tailed centaur) Bythos. She is accompanied by her mother Doris, and sister Galatia. The figures are labelled in Greek.

ARTICLESNereides, Thetis, Galateia, Doris, Ikhthyokentauroi

 
 
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