Triclinium mosaic. The Fight Between Eros & Pan. View showing placement of dining couch & brazier on floor.
3rd c Roman Roman Provincial Mosaics
(active 1st c BCE - 4th c CE)
Stone; Marble; Bronze
Lyon. Musee gallo-romain de Fourviere.
The dining room (triclinium) mosaic was discovered in 1670 on Montee du Gourguillon a street on Fourviere Hill in Lyon. The figurative scene is an allegory of the struggle of love (Eros) against instinct (Pan). The furnishings are reconstructed using ancient fragments.