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Roman Mosaics of Tunisia

The Bardo Museum and that of Sousse have one of the finest collections of Roman mosaics in the world thanks to the excavations from the early twentieth century on the various archaeological sites of the country of Carthage, Hadrumetum Dougga Bulla Regia and El Jem. Some of these works have had a celebrity Globally, such "Ulysses and the Sirens" "Virgil" or "Neptune and the pirates".


Neptune confronting the pirates (Bardo Museum)

Ulysses tied to the mast by his companions to resist the songs of Sirens (Bardo Museum)

The Triumph of Neptune, haloed head and mounted on a chariot drawn by four sea horses (Bardo Museum)

 Triumph of Neptune and the goddess of the sea Amphitrite (Bardo Museum)

The poet Virgil, shown seated between Clio, muse of history, and Melpomene, muse of tragedy. It takes, on his lap, the Aeneid & nbsp; (Bardo Museum)

 Triumph of Neptune standing on a chariot pulled by two seahorses (Sousse Museum)

Dionysus giving a grape to Icarus (Oudhna)

Neptune god of eve the sea baths (Oudhna)

Venus navy, goddess of fertility and renewal the "House of Amphitrite" in the archaeological site of Bulla Regia

 Decor Roman baths (Sbeïtla)

Mosaic representing hunting Pygmy hippo (Sousse Museum)

Latin inscriptions (Sbeïtla)

 Unloading a ship by slaves and weighing of lead bars (Bardo Museum)

Palaeochristian baptistry (Sousse)

Scene fishing (Oudhna)

Scene to hunt (Oudhna)

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