Cyclops Polyphemus & Galatea Mosaic

Illustration

Carole Raddato
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published on 17 March 2016

Mosaic with the Cyclops Polyphemus and the nymph of the sea Galatea, discovered in 1959 during excavation work under the Plaza de la Corredera in Cordoba, Spain. The mosaic dates to the 2nd century CE and is now on display in the Salón de los Mosaicos (Hall of Mosaics) in the Alcazar of the Christian Monarchs.



About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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