Z50.7B PHTHINOPORON AUTUMN
Museum Collection: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia, USA
Catalogue Number: Richmond 51.13
Type: Floor Mosaic
Context: Antioch, House of the Drinking Contest
Date: C2nd - C3rd AD
Period: Imperial Roman
Phthinoporon (autumn personified) carries a basket of autumn fruits on his shoulder. He is perhaps an aspect of Euros, the winged god of the east wind.