elaborate calligraphy by Edward Cocker
Early 18th century edition c1710
"Mona Lisa of Galilee", from the 3rd century city of Sepphoris, in what was then Roman Palestine. She is part of a large mosaic - whose main subject is Dionysus - which decorates the triclinium floor in a grand villa.
We now turned and retraced our steps along the edges of chasms where the ice was disintegrated and insecure, and succeeded at length in finding a bridge which bore us across the crevasse.
Marilyn Monroe photographed by George Barris, 1962