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

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

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about 5th-6th century

Marble tesserae

Overall: 54 x 54 7/8 in. (137.16 x 139.383 cm)

Overall: 54 x 54 7/8 in. (137.1 x 139.4 cm)

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

MIS.974.355

Geography/Culture

Asia, West Asia, Eastern Mediterranean, Syria

Period

500-1000

Object Name

Building Component: Floor

Classification

Near East

Not on view

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, 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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