This presentation discusses the archaeological context of the Lod Mosaic and reviews its associations with other works of the Roman period. It will also speculate on the possible meaning of the various scenes and symbols that it contains.
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June 25, 2011, 9:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel: Insights and Interpretations
Floernce Gould Theater, Legion of Honor
Presented by Christopher Lightfoot, Associate Curator, Department of Greek and Roman Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Director of the Amorium Excavations Project (1993-2009)
Admission: Free to the public / Donations of $5 are welcome