Mushrooms, Roman Mosaic

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published on 23 January 2016
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A Roman floor mosaic dating to between 350 and 375 CE and depicting a mushrooms. Food was a popular subject in mosaics throughout the Roman period. Provenance: Toragnola, Rome. (Vatican Museums, Rome).

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2016, January 23). Mushrooms, Roman Mosaic. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/4463/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Mushrooms, Roman Mosaic." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 23, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/4463/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Mushrooms, Roman Mosaic." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 23 Jan 2016. Web. 26 Nov 2020.

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