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Marine Life Mosaic from House VIII Pompeii demonstrating the vermiculatum technique Roman 2nd century BCE (6) by mharrsch, via Flickr

Marine Life Mosaic from House VIII Pompeii demonstrating the vermiculatum technique Roman century BCE

Anónimo Roman Fresco -- "A Rook" -- Excavated from #Pompeii. No further reference provided.

last-picture-show: ““In the intoxication of falling, man was prone to believe himself propelled upward.” Hermann Broch, The Death of Vergil Anonymous Grave Painting in the Ruins of Pompeii ”

MAGNIFICENT ROMAN MOSAIC REPRESENTING THE EUPHRATES. 2nd century AD. ~155 x 155 cm. ~160 kg. A very rare subject matter representing the river Euphrates holding grain ears signifying the river's significance to the grain harvest, with identifying inscription. Complete and original save for slight restoration of white tesserae above the head. Provenance: Ex. Christie's sale number 2364 on December 9, 2010

MAGNIFICENT ROMAN MOSAIC REPRESENTING THE EUPHRATES. 2nd century AD. ~155 x 155 cm. ~160 kg. A very rare subject matter representing the river Euphrates holding grain ears signifying the river's significance to the grain harvest, with identifying inscription. Complete and original save for slight restoration of white tesserae above the head. Provenance: Ex. Christie's sale number 2364 on December 9, 2010

’Partridge in Byzantine mosaic in Urfa.’ A partridge standing on a rock is part of a large hunting scene with several animals and Amazons. The 5/6 th century floor mosaic can be found in the "Villa of the Amazons", a palatial house, that probably belonged to an important administrator of the Eastern Roman Empire, who lived in Edessa (Urfa). The remains of the villa were discovered in 2006. Photo Mick Palarczyk.

A partridge standing on a rock is part of a large hunting scene with several…

Roman Mosaic. Hippopotamus. Pompeii, Italy.

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.