Browsing by Subject "Mosaic pavements"
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Cetus (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)The sea monster was a very familiar figure in Roman iconography known as a cetus. One finds him repeatedly in Roman iconography and Christians used it despite its narrow throat to depict the monster who swallows Jonah. A ...
(Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1977)Note Poseidon riding the sea monster on the floor mosaic.