Z42.1 POLYPHEMOS & GALATEIA
Museum Collection: Alcazar de Los Reyes Cristianos, Cordoba, Spain
Catalogue Number: TBA
Type: Floor Mosaic
Period: Imperial Roman
The Kyklopes Polyphemos woes the Nereis Galateia. The Kyklops is represented with three eyes, one set in the middle of his forehead. He is draped in an animal skin and holds a staff, hung with a set of rustic panpipes. Galateia is seated on the back of a sea Drakon.