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#1489: Opheus Mosaic

Photo 1489: Opheus Mosaic - Museum of Ancient Arles

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Photo ID
1489
Credit
Title
Opheus Mosaic
Caption
Roman mosaic pavement featuring Orpheus, 3rd-4th century AD. Opheus is shown in the countryside near a tree and rocks, wearing a Phrygian cap and playing a lyre. Around him are wild animals tamed by his music: bull, lion, boar, deer, panther, fox, gazelle and birds. Found in 1934 in Trinquetaille near the current Avenue de Camargue. Inv. FAN 92 00 406. Musee de l'Arles Antique, Arles, France.
Geotag
43.672590° N, 4.616404° E
Uploaded
November 16, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 40D
ISO
400