Setif, a town in central Algeria, was founded by the Romans, during the reign of Nerva (96 to 98 CE), as a colony for veterans.. All these mosaics are currently in the Archaeological Museum there. Unless otherwise stated, all photos are copyright Steve Richards

The Truimph of Dionysus in India

This mosaic depicts the triumphant return of the god Dionysus after spreading the miracle of wine culture to India and the East.

venus with sea creatures

The goddess Aphrodite (Roman Venus) sits naked on a cockle shell following her birth from the sea-foam. A sea centaur is on her right and various erotes are around her.