Mosaic of the Nymph Cyrene

Illustration

Carole Raddato
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published on 21 December 2022

Mosaic of the nymph Cyrene, a Thessalian princess (the daughter of King Hypseus of the Lapiths), and later, the queen and ruler of the North African city of Cyrene. She holds a flagon in her left hand and a reed in her right. From Lambaesis (present-day Tazoult) in Algeria. Dated to the 2nd or 3rd century CE.

Museum of Lambaesis.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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