Volubilis mosaics – Part Deux

In 2017, I started to travel to see mosaic I had been dreaming of for many years. Twice a year I would go back to Europe and then go to…
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Autumn, mosaic of the four seasons

Mosaics of Volubilis – Dionysus and the four seasons.

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the mosaic of the four seasons decorates the triclinium of the house of Dyonisus in Volubilis, Morocco. It is composed of 3 parts. At the entrance to the room, 2 apotropaic Gorgons ward off the indelicate guests and evil eye. A unique composition of Dionysian and seasonal themes ornates the center of the room, while a wide geometric border is set on the space where the banquet’s bed would be set.

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