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

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


about 5th-6th century

Marble tesserae

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

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



Asia, West Asia, Eastern Mediterranean, Syria



Object Name

Building Component


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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