Byzantine Floor Mosaic with Donkey

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 17 November 2017
Byzantine Floor Mosaic with Donkey

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 formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 17). Byzantine Floor Mosaic with Donkey. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7647/byzantine-floor-mosaic-with-donkey/

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Wiener, James B. "Byzantine Floor Mosaic with Donkey." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 17, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7647/byzantine-floor-mosaic-with-donkey/.

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Wiener, James B. "Byzantine Floor Mosaic with Donkey." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 17 Nov 2017. Web. 17 Sep 2019.

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