The Four Seasons, section of floor mosaic from the House of the Drinking Contest (Primary Title)
Section of a Floor Mosaic depicting the Four Seasons (Alternate Title)
This mosaic was once a part of a hallway floor in a house near Antioch, in Roman, Syria. The figures of winged boys represent the seasons: Spring (with a basket of flowers), Summer (with a sheaf of wheat), Autumn (with a basket for fruit), and Winter (cloaked, with a tray of fruit).
Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund
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