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#1494: Opheus Mosaic Detail

Photo 1494: Opheus Mosaic Detail - Museum of Ancient Arles

Photo Details

Photo ID
1494
Date
2008-06-29
Location
Museum of Ancient Arles
Description
Detail of 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.
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Resolution
3803 x 2530 px
File Size
8.91 MB
ISO
800
Geotag
43.672590° N, 4.616404° E
Date Digitized
June 29, 2008
Date Uploaded
November 16, 2009
Credit
Holly Hayes