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Our brand-new office building has this brass medallion in the floor in the lobby. Is this a copy of some image from antiquity? Or just something they made up?

Floor Medallion

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    I'm guessing that it's "in the style of..." since the ancients weren't so coy about genitalia. – KillingTime Apr 25 '17 at 19:40
  • The style to me looks a lot like the depression era WPA style (can't find an official name for this style). – T.E.D. Apr 26 '17 at 3:02
  • Yeah, I'd expect to see it in an art deco style building in NYC or something, not in a blocky office building in suburbia. – Betty Crokker Apr 26 '17 at 14:04
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Looks like the image is based on the myth of Eos pursuing Tithonos:

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Other images

and appears on the cover of this book:

Women in Greek Myth Paperback – January 16, 2007 by Mary R. Lefkowitz

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    You were 20 seconds faster, my daughter stopped me finishing my answer earlier :) – CsBalazsHungary Apr 25 '17 at 18:28
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    Yes, its funny how something can sit without an answer two will get posted at virtually the same time. – justCal Apr 25 '17 at 18:35

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