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Antakya mosaic Bacchic Dancers

Antakya mosaic Bacchic Dancers

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Bacchic Dancers, from Samandağı, second to third century AD, inv. 950-951. The dancers carry tyrsoses and cymbals. A tyrsos is a staff of reeds, covered with ivy and vines. Cymbals are, well, cymbals.


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