Hunting Mosaic, Carthage

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 14 June 2016

This is part of a hunting scene from a pavement showing a boar confronting a hunting dog. The pavement is one of a common North African type, depicting a favourite pastime of wealthy landowners. From Carthage, modern-day Tunisia. Late 5th or 6th century CE. (The British Museum, London)



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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