Byzantine Floor Mosaic with Donkey

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 17 November 2017

This floor mosaic with a donkey standing on a mosaic floor is made of limestone tesserae. It was made in the Eastern Mediterranean, c. 500-600 CE. (Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto)



About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and its Communications Director.

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