Mosaic, Pompeii

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Mary Harrsch (Photographed at the Museo Archaeologico Nazionale di Napoli)
published on 15 November 2012
Mosaic, Pompeii

A mosaic from the Roman town of Pompeii, buried by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 CE. Such fine mosaics were a common feature of floors in the villas of the town and depicted scenes from mythology, the owner's business interests or, as here, animal scenes. (Archaeological Museum of Naples, Italy).

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