Triumph of Dionysus Mosaic from Caesarea in Mauretania

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Carole Raddato
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The mosaic of the Triumph of Dionysus was found in a private house of Caesarea in Mauretania. The central panel depicts Dionysus holding a thyrsus and riding a chariot drawn by two tigers. It is dated to the middle to late 3rd century CE.

National Public Museum of Cherchell (Musée public national de Cherchell), Algeria.

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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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