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Geometric & floral mosaic from Lugdunum (Lyon).

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Geometric & floral mosaic from Lugdunum (Lyon).
1st-2nd c Roman Roman Provincial Mosaics

GALLO-ROMAN Anonymous (active 1st c BCE - 4th c CE)
c. 1-199
1st-2nd c
Stone; Marble
Roman Provincial
Mosaic floor
Lyon. France.
Lyon. Musee gallo-romain de Fourviere.
The floor is also known as the swastika mosaic. From the villa of S. Egnatius Paulus (also known as the Villa of the Mosaics) on Fourviere hill. In the background can be seen fragments of frescoes from the villa. All were discovered in 1913.

Caption: GALLO-ROMAN Anonymous | Geometric & floral mosaic from Lugdunum (Lyon). | c. 1-199 | Roman | Roman Provincial | ©Kathleen Cohen

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