Mosaics excavated by the Princeton University Archaeological Expedition to Antioch


Mosaic of a mystery cult induction; dated to the 3rd century AD. [On display in the Princeton Art Museum.]

Detail of the Isis figure in the mosaic of a mystery cult induction; dated to the 3rd century AD. [On display in the Princeton Art Museum.]

Detail of the Hermes figure in the mosaic of a mystery cult induction; dated to the 3rd century AD. [On display in the Princeton Department of Art and Archaeology.]

Detail of the Hermes figure in the mosaic of a mystery cult induction - it is a priest and not the god because the sandals do not have wings; dated to the 3rd century AD. [On display in the Princeton Department of Art and Archaeology.]

Detail of the third figure in the mosaic of a mystery cult induction - either it is an initiate or more likely, Hercules; dated to the 3rd century AD. [On display in the Princeton Department of Art and Archaeology.]
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Detail of the border of the mosaic of a mystery cult induction; dated to the 3rd century AD. [On display in the Princeton Department of Art and Archaeology.]
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