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Flamingos, fish, & flowers. East Basilica. Nave mosaic.
6th c Byzantine Byzantine (Early) Mosaics

BYZANTINE PROVINCIAL Anonymous (c. 330 - 1453)
6th c
Marble; Limestone
Opus tessellatum
Byzantine (Early)
Olbia. (Qasr Libiya ). Barqah (Cyrenaica). Libya.
Qasr Libiya. Site museum.
The original mosaic floor was made up of 10 rows of 5 square panels set into a grid pattern with a frame of looped-circles. Nilotic panels such as this with birds, fish, and flowers may reflect Egyptian influence.

Caption: BYZANTINE PROVINCIAL | East Basilica. Nave mosaic. Flamingos, fish, & flowers. | 539-540 | Byzantine | Byzantine (Early)

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