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Gaziantep Museum 8151
21-MAR-2004

Gaziantep Museum 8151

The staggering god in the middle is Dionysos, drunk as usual. He is supported by Skyrtos, wearing a panthers skin. I know this because it was on the notice to this mosaic. I could make out he was supposedly a king (Kral) who on occasion joined the following of Dionysus. Telete stands to his other side, with a staff in her hand and a snake making his way up the staff. If I interpret the notice correctly she was - maybe - a goddess (tanrı), but the author of the notice seems to be unsure himself.

Telete alone.

Nikon D70
1/6s f/4.2 at 34.0mm full exif

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