Many impressive Roman mosaics were excavated by the Princeton University Archaeological Expedition to Antioch


Detail of a mosaic showing a lion, stag and bear dating to the 5th century AD. It was discovered in the Hall of Phila situated in Daphne - a suburb of Antioch. [On display in the Baltimore Museum of Art.]

Detail of the bear in a mosaic showing a lion, stag and bear dating to the 5th century AD. It was discovered in the Hall of Phila situated in Daphne - a suburb of Antioch. [On display in the Baltimore Museum of Art.]

Detail of the stag in a mosaic showing a lion, stag and bear dating to the 5th century AD. It was discovered in the Hall of Phila situated in Daphne - a suburb of Antioch. [On display in the Baltimore Museum of Art.]

Overview of the mosaic panel of Rams dating from the 5th century AD; discovered at the House of the Rams in Daphne - a suburb of Antioch. [On display in the Baltimore Museum of Art.]

Detail of the mosaic panel of Rams dating from the 5th century AD; discovered at the House of the Rams in Daphne - a suburb of Antioch. [On display in the Baltimore Museum of Art.]

Detail of the mosaic panel of Rams dating from the 5th century AD; discovered at the House of the Rams in Daphne - a suburb of Antioch. [On display in the Baltimore Museum of Art.]

Detail of the framing design on the mosaic panel of Rams dating from the 5th century AD; discovered at the House of the Rams in Daphne - a suburb of Antioch. [On display in the Baltimore Museum of Art.]

Detail of the framing design on the mosaic panel of Rams dating from the 5th century AD; discovered at the House of the Rams in Daphne - a suburb of Antioch. [On display in the Baltimore Museum of Art.]
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