Flamingos, fish, & flowers. East Basilica. Nave mosaic.
6th c Byzantine Byzantine (Early) Mosaics
BYZANTINE PROVINCIAL Anonymous
(c. 330 - 1453)
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.