A ROMAN MARBLE MOSAIC PANEL
circa 3rd-4th century a.d.
From the border of a large floor, with a thick scrolling acanthus framing armed erotes battling wild animals, to the left a nude eros with a shield and a spear facing a leaping leopard, to the right another eros with a shield, a spear in his raised right hand, chasing a fleeing lioness, elaborate geometric panels below
90¾ in. (230.5 cm) wide including the frame