Achilles Revealed Mosaic from Zeugma

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Carole Raddato
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published on 12 January 2023

The Achilles Revealed mosaic from Zeugma (southeastern Turkey) depicts Achilles (disguised as a girl) being discovered by Odysseus on Skyros island. The mosaic decorated the bottom of a pool with a waterspout in the impluvium of the House of Poseidon in Zeugma. Dated to the 2nd-3rd century CE. On display at the Zeugma Mosaic Museum in Gaziantep.

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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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Raddato, C. (2023, January 12). Achilles Revealed Mosaic from Zeugma. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16863/achilles-revealed-mosaic-from-zeugma/

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Raddato, Carole. "Achilles Revealed Mosaic from Zeugma." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 12, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16863/achilles-revealed-mosaic-from-zeugma/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Achilles Revealed Mosaic from Zeugma." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Jan 2023. Web. 05 Feb 2023.

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