Z35.7 OCEANUS OR PONTUS
|Museum Collection||Bardo National Museum, Tunis|
|Context||Utica, Oceanus or Neptune Mosaic|
The head of Oceanus or Pontus, personification of the sea, rises from the water. The god has a beard of ocean waves, sea-weed hair, and four pairs of lobster-claw and antennae "horns". Two winged Erotes (Roman Cupids) ride on the backs of fish below him.