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Summary

An Orpheus Mosaic at Ptolemais in Cyrenaica

Class:

  • Villa rustica
  • visible
  • Location ± 25-100 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Ptolemais

Ptolemais: port in the Cyrenaica.

Ptolemais, Central Basilica

Central Basilica

Villa Four Seasons, Ptolemais

Known for the Four Seasons mosaic.

Ptolemais, Fortress Church

Ptolemais, Fortress Church

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The House of Orpheus Mosaic dates back to the end of the IVth or beginning of the Vth century.

See:

  1. R. M. Harrison, “Orpheus Mosaic at Ptolemais,” JRS 52 (1962), pp. 13-18
  2. G. Caputo, La protezione dei monumenti di Tolemaide negli anni 1935- 1942,Quaderni di archeologia della Libia 3, 1954, pp. 33-66
  3. Szymon Lenarczyk, Warsztaty rzemieślnicze w Ptolemais w okresie późnorzymskim. Ze tudiów nad przemianami zabudowy miejskiej - https://depotuw.ceon.pl/bitstream/handle/item/1888/Lenarczyk%20-%20Tom%20I%20(1).pdf?sequence=10