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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Roman
Title:Personifications of Winter and the Winter Solstice from "The Necropolis of Mnemosyne"
Date Made:350-400 CE
Type:Mosaic
Materials:stone and glass tesserae in lime mortar
Place Made:Asia; Roman Empire; Anatolia; Antioch; Turkey; Antioch
Accession Number:  AC 1942.2
Credit Line:Museum purchase
Access Restrictions:Offsite - unavailable
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Description:
Χειμων - Cheimon (winter). Heims the Roman personification of winter
Τρoπη Χειμερινη (winter solstice)

Label Text:
M74, D-E. From pavement of the The Necropolis of Mnemosyne, Antioch, sector 24-L.
Related to Worcester Art Museum, 1936.26.

Tags:
winter; seasons; mythology; anthropomorphic; mosaics; patterns; text

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