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Centaur Mosaic discovered near the ancient Roman theater at Orange, France. late 2nd century CE - early 3rd century CE

Centaur mosaic discovered near the Roman theater at Orange, France, late century AD - early century AD

Detail from the Athletes mosaic from the Baths of Caracalla, now at the Vatican Museums

191 Detail from the Athletes mosaic from the Baths of Caracalla, now at the Vatican Museums

Chirone il saggio Centauro maestro di Achille nella mitologia greca - mosaico (V-VI sec.) dalla Villa delle Amazzoni di Edessa (oggi Urfa, Turchia) scoperta nel 2006

A large mosaic in the ancient town of Edessa shows several scenes from the life…

Mosaic depicting Mithras 1st Century AD Roman Found in Egypt (?) Mithras was a Persian creation god, as well as the god of light. Mithraism, the mystery religion associated with him, spread throughout the Roman Empire. Initiation into Mithraism was restricted to men and was especially popular with soldiers in Rome and on the northern frontier during the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD. Source: The Walters Art Museum

Mosaic century AD) depicting Mithras emerging from his cave and flanked by Cautes and Cautopates (Walters Art Museum)

Roman mosaic from Hinton St Mary, Dorset. This mosaic is the earliest depiction of Christ found in Roman Britain and dates from the fourth century AD. The figure of Christ is flanked by two pomegranates and lies on the chi-rho symbol.

Roman mosaic from Hinton St Mary, Dorset. This mosaic is the earliest depiction of Christ found in Roman Britain and dates from the fourth century AD. The figure of Christ is flanked by two pomegranates and lies on the chi-rho symbol.

Sea Thiasos. Roman mosaic from Antioch. Daphne, House of the Triomph of Dyonysus 2nd century AD.

Roman mosaic from Antioch. Daphne, House of the Triomph of Dyonysus century AD.

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