About This Artwork

Byzantine; northern Syria or Lebanon

Mosaic Fragment with Man Leading a Giraffe, 5th century

Stone in mortar
170.8 x 167 x 6.35 cm (67 1/4 x 65 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.)

Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Mayer, 1993.345

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Art Institute of Chicago, Ancient Art Galleries, Gallery 156, April 20, 1994 - February 6, 2012.

The Art Institute of Chicago, Of Gods and Glamour: The Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art, Gallery 153, November 11, 2012 - present.

Publication History

The Art Institute of Chicago Annual Report 1993-4, unpaged.

"CLEOPATRA; THE ANCIENT WORLD," Computer program, 1997, The Art Institute of Chicago.

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