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TITLE: Roman Harbour Floor LOCATION: Edificiul cu Mozaic, Constanta, Romania

TITLE: Roman Harbour Floor LOCATION: Edificiul cu Mozaic, Constanta, Romania

Ancient Roman mosaic depicting vegetables, dry fruits, poultry, fish and seafood.

Ancient Roman mosaic depicting vegetables, dry fruits, poultry, fish and seafood.

Ancient Roman mosaic depicting the head of the god of the River Euphrates adorned with river reeds and flowers. 1st-2nd Century AD. Collection of Gaziantep Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey

Ancient Roman mosaic depicting the head of the god of the River Euphrates adorned with river reeds and flowers. 1st-2nd Century AD. Collection of Gaziantep Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey

Orpheus Mosaic, Jamahiriya Museum, Tripoli, Libya. From the villa Orpheus, near…

Orpheus Mosaic, Jamahiriya Museum, Tripoli, Libya. From the villa Orpheus, near…

Roman fresco detail, Villa of Livia, Prima Porta by raggi di sole, via Flickr

Roman fresco detail, Villa of Livia, Prima Porta by raggi di sole, via Flickr

Craftsman making a vase, relief, Roman, 2nd century (stone). Museo della Civilta Romana, Rome, Italy

Craftsman making a vase, relief, Roman, 2nd century (stone). Museo della Civilta Romana, Rome, Italy

This ancient relic is in the London British Museum and shows Aphrodite (Venus) in a giant conch shell with two centaurs adorning her. Aphrodite is said to have been born out of the sea when Saturn castrated Uranus's testicles. Although Greek mythology differs from Roman when saying that Aphrodite was a daughter of Zeus. However, Zeus tries to seduce Aphrodite which depicts that the Greek's may have been in conflict regarding her birth.

This ancient relic is in the London British Museum and shows Aphrodite (Venus) in a giant conch shell with two centaurs adorning her. Aphrodite is said to have been born out of the sea when Saturn castrated Uranus's testicles. Although Greek mythology differs from Roman when saying that Aphrodite was a daughter of Zeus. However, Zeus tries to seduce Aphrodite which depicts that the Greek's may have been in conflict regarding her birth.

Emperor Hadrian, head of Roman statue (bronze), 2nd century AD, (Musée du Louvre, Paris).

Emperor Hadrian, head of Roman statue (bronze), 2nd century AD, (Musée du Louvre, Paris).

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