Fragment of a Mosaic Floor Panel depicting four scenes: Two Birds, a Building Facade and a Boat

Unidentified Early Christian maker
Near East


about 5th-6th century

Marble tesserae

Overall: 54 × 54 7/8 in. (137.2 × 139.4 cm)

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



Place Made: Homs, Eastern Mediterranean, Syria, West Asia, Asia



Object Name

Building Component

Research Area

Near East

Not on view

Publication History

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


Purchased in Beirut, Lebanon by Peter Marks Works of Art, 9 East 84th Street, New York, New York, for Serena Ines Valli Martin-Trigona Beskind (1924-2017) and D. Herbert Beskind (1915-2015), Class of 1936, New York, New York, 1973; lent to present collection,, 1973; given to present collection, 1974.

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