Ganymede & Eagle mosaic at Bignor Roman Villa This impressive mosaic was the centrepiece of a dining room, or triclinium. It shows the young Trojan prince Ganymede being abducted by the god Zeus (Roman god is Jupiter) to be his cupbearer on Mount Olympus. Zeus has disguised himself as a large eagle.
Thabard Adolphe (1831-1905): The battle against the Eagle - Zeus and Ganymede . Marble The sculptor has treated a traditional theme very original and even unique in representing Ganymede struggling victoriously against Zeus turned into eagle! Although one may think that Zeus will arrive later his ends ... Paintings of the Museums of France: LIMOGES