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Roman Villa

In 1956 the villa of a wealthy Roman was discovered in Skala, and warm baths and a disc-shaped plinth from the 3rd century were among other things excavated from the site. The wonderful mosaic floor of the villa is well-preserved and portrays images and inscriptions from the 3rd century. One inscription is hand-written and describes the sacrifice of 3 animals (a bull, a wild boar and a ram), which are called "Trittia". The other inscription is a sad and allegorical representation of Envy as a youth who is suffering because he can see the happiness of others. From these inscriptions we can tell that the floor was the work of Krateros, the mosaic artist, who followed the design of an artist who is not named.

This text is cited Apr 2003 from the URL below of Ionian.com portal for Kefalonia & Ithaki


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