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Acanthus frame, season

Southeastern corner of the acanthus scrolls framing the central field, incorporating hunting and pastoral scenes.

At the corner, the personification of a Season, represented as Tyche with a turreted crown on her head: Winter, holding a cornucopia with flowing water.

© 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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