Analysis of Bird and Fish Figures on the Reception Hall Mosaics of Metropolis Theatre


YILDIRIM Y. S.

TARIH KULTUR VE SANAT ARASTIRMALARI DERGISI-JOURNAL OF HISTORY CULTURE AND ART RESEARCH, cilt.5, ss.181-207, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 5 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.7596/taksad.v5i4.594
  • Dergi Adı: TARIH KULTUR VE SANAT ARASTIRMALARI DERGISI-JOURNAL OF HISTORY CULTURE AND ART RESEARCH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.181-207

Özet

7.00 x 8.25 m. measured place which is located between housing ruins in the eastern part of the Metropolis Theatre is called reception hall. This place decorated with colorful mosaics and a wall painting also having a good handcrafted floor is dated back to Roman Empire period. Besides Dionysos, Ariadne, Meinad, and Eros holding a wineglass figures related with Dionysos cult on the mosaic; theatre masks, fish and bird figures all together demonstrate that it could be used as a banquet hall for official invitations during theatre plays.