Fresco Fragment from the House of Tyche

While uncovering the southern section of the east room of the House of Tyche, excavators retrieved fragments of an ancient fresco decorating the room. The fragments were no longer attached to the walls of the room, but a reconstruction of a portion of the fresco is possible.

Fresco fragments from the east room of the House of Tyche.

Dr. Stephen Chambers was the primary excavator involved.

Dr. Chambers holding a fragment of the fresco.

We are currently looking for similar Byzantine frescoes from other sites.