Mosaic with Orestes & Iphigenia

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Mark Cartwright
published on 30 September 2013
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A Roman mosaic depicting Orestes and Iphigenia. The mosaic was the emblemata (centrepiece) of a larger floor mosaic. From the Horti Maccenatiani, 2-3rd century CE. (Capitoline 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, September 30). Mosaic with Orestes & Iphigenia. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Mosaic with Orestes & Iphigenia." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 30, 2013.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Mosaic with Orestes & Iphigenia." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 30 Sep 2013. Web. 03 Dec 2020.

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