Fish, Roman Mosaic


Mark Cartwright
published on 13 June 2013
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A Roman floor mosaic dating to between 350 and 375 CE and depicting fish. Food was a popular subject in mosiacs throughout the Roman period. Provenance: Toragnola, Rome. (Vatican Museums, Rome).

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, June 13). Fish, Roman Mosaic. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Fish, Roman Mosaic." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 13, 2013.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Fish, Roman Mosaic." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 13 Jun 2013. Web. 25 Jan 2021.

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