Illustrations of Artifact Categories Subject to U.S. Import Restriction
Cyprus - Byzantine Mosaic Floor
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Byzantine Mosaic Floor
Type of Object: Architectural Element
Materials: Stone
Measurements: Various
Date or Period: Byzantine
Maker: Byzantine
Designated List Section: VIB Stone Floor Mosaics
Date of Import Restriction: 04/12/1999
Photograph: Department of Antiquities, Cyprus
Copyright: Department of Antiquities, Cyprus
 
Description of Designated List Category Subject to Import Restrictions:
Floor mosaics from ecclesiastical contexts. Examples include the mosaics at Nea Paphos, Kourion, Kouklia, Chrysopolitissa Basilica and Campanopetra Basilica. Floor mosaics may have animal, floral, geometric designs, or inscriptions. This example: Opus Sectile floor, from the Campanopetra Basilica, Salamis-Constantia. 6th century A.D.
Keywords:
geometric design, mosaic, stone,

 


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