Fruit, Roman Mosaic

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 06 May 2014

A Roman floor mosaic dating to between 350 and 375 CE and depicting fruit. Food was a popular subject in mosaics throughout the Roman period. Provenance: Toragnola, Rome. (Vatican Museums, Rome).



About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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