Fragment of a Mosaic Floor Panel depicting a Fish, Peacock, Lamb, Bird and a Shrub

Unidentified Early Christian maker, Homs, Northern Syria, Syria, Near East

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about 5th-6th century

Marble tesserae

Overall: 64 1/2 × 36 1/4 in. (163.8 × 92.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Serena Ines Valli Martin-Trigona Beskind and D. Herbert Beskind, Class of 1936

MIS.974.353

Geography/Culture

Asia, West Asia, Eastern Mediterranean, Syria

Period

500-1000

Object Name

Building Component

Classification

Near East

On view

Course History

CLST 12.03, ANTH 13.01, Who Owns the Past?, Julie Hruby and Jesse Casana, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

Global Cultures at the Hood: Ancient to Premodern, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26. 2019.

Ancient and Premodern Global Cultures, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019.

Publication History

Treasures of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, New York: Hudson Hill Press, 1985, p. 39.

Provenance

Purchased in Beirut, Lebanon by Peter Marks Works of Art, New York, New York, for Serena Ines Valli Martin-Trigona Beskind (1924-2017) and D. Herbert Beskind (1915-2015), New York, New York, 1973; lent to present collection, 1973; given to present collection, 1974.

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