|In 1956 the villa of a wealthy Roman was discovered in Skala, and warm baths and a disc-shaped plinth from the 3rd century were among other things excavated from the site.|
|The wonderful mosaic
floor of the villa is well-preserved and portrays images and inscriptions from the 3rd
century. One inscription is hand-written and describes the sacrifice of 3 animals (a bull,
a wild boar and a ram), which are called “Trittia”.
The other inscription is a sad and allegorical representation of Envy as a youth who is suffering because he can see the happiness of others.
|From these inscriptions we can tell that the floor was the work of Krateros, the mosaic artist, who followed the design of an artist who is not named.|