Mosaic of Amazon Warrior Fighting Greek Rider

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Jan van der Crabben
by Jacques Mossot
published on 30 January 2020
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Mosaic of Amazon Warrior Fighting Greek Rider

An ancient Roman mosaic from the 4th century CE depicting an Amazon warrior in mounted combat against a Greek rider. The Greek is seizing the Phrygian cap of the Amazon. Cropped detail of a mosaic from Daphne, a suburb of Antioch on the Orontes (modern Antakya, Turkey), now on display in the Denon Wing of the Louvre Museum.

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Mossot, J. (2020, January 30). Mosaic of Amazon Warrior Fighting Greek Rider. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11792/

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Mossot, Jacques. "Mosaic of Amazon Warrior Fighting Greek Rider." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 30, 2020. https://www.ancient.eu/image/11792/.

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Mossot, Jacques. "Mosaic of Amazon Warrior Fighting Greek Rider." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 30 Jan 2020. Web. 03 Jun 2020.

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