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#1492: Zeus and Europa

Photo 1492: Zeus and Europa - Museum of Ancient Arles

Photo Details

Photo ID
1492
Credit
Title
Zeus and Europa
Caption
Roman mosaic depicting Zeus and Europa, late 2nd-early 3rd century AD. Discovered in 1900 in a villa at Trinquetaille. Surrounded by a border of braid and black triangle designs is Europa, daughter of the king of Tyre, being carried off by Zeus in the form of a white bull. Inv. FAN 92 00 563. Musee de l'Arles Antique, Arles, France.
Geotag
43.672590° N, 4.616404° E
Uploaded
November 16, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
800