Universes in Universe

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Eastern panel, Cupids

A Cupid supports Aphrodite’s bare foot, while another one has his head in a basket from which flowers fall. The basket and flowers allude to a poem in which a honeycomb with bees flying away is used to symbolize both the sweetness and sting of love.
(From: Michele Piccirillo)

© Photo: Haupt & Binder

Hippolytus Hall

The elaborate figurative design of the floor of a private villa from the 6th century is unique among Jordan's mosaics. It depicts the ancient myth of Hippolytus.

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