The city of Setif is the capital city of the Setif Province in eastern Algeria. The archaeological museum, Sétif Archaeological Museum, and Roman Mosaics is a hidden gem and a must-see attraction in this city. This museum features a plethora of exquisite Roman mosaics including the mosaic ‘Triumph of Dionysus‘, which can be considered one of the most exquisite mosaics in all of the Roman world. Dating back to the 3rd century AD, this intricate and richly colored ‘Triumph of Dionysus‘ mosaic depicts the triumphal procession to celebrate the god’s conquest of India. In the triumphal form of procession, wild animals such as tigers, elephants, camels, lions, and giraffes are being transported.
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