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Ancient Greek & Roman Mosaic: Dionysus Riding Tiger

Museum Collection: El Djem (in situ), Tunisia Period: Imperial Roman SUMMARY The infant Dionysos, wearing a leopard-skin cloak and holding a thyrsos staff, rides on the back of a tiger.

Mosaico romano en Pompeya

On display in Naples Archaeological Museum. This is one of the Nile mosaics found in the House of the Faun in the ancient ruined Roman city of Pompeii near modern day Naples, Italy.

#Pompeii -- Roman Mosaic -- Excavated from the 'Villa del Cicerone' @ Pompeii.

Mosaic depicting street musicians, signed by Dioskourides of Samos, it was found in the so-called Villa of Cicero near the ancient city of Pompeii, century BC, Naples National Archaeological Museum

Roman Mosaic Pompeii 1st century CE (1)

Roman Mosaics, Pompeii And Herculaneum, Pompeii Italy, Ancient Romans, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Art History, 1st Century, Roman Art

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The Cat in Minoan, Etruscan, Greek and Roman Art: Birds Drinking from a Bird Bath with Cat Underneath Century AD, Pompeii Museo Archeologico Nazionale Naples

A beautifully preserved mosaic of ships and the lighthouse at Ostia Antica, with a dolphin underneath.

Etruscan mosaic depiciting Etruscan ship with the 'eye' Ostia Antica, Rome

Detail from an ancient Roman mosaic in the Vatican Museum.  Originally, it was likely one of the inset scenes from a larger floor mosaic but...

Detail from an ancient Roman mosaic in the Vatican Museum. Originally, it was likely one of the inset scenes from a larger floor mosaic but...

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