Mary Harrsch (Photographed at the Museo Archaeologico Nazionale di Napoli)
published on 15 November 2012
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).
This image was first published on Flickr. Original image by Mary Harrsch (Photographed at the Museo Archaeologico Nazionale di Napoli). Uploaded by Mark Cartwright, published on 15 November 2012 under the following license: Creative Commons: Attribution-ShareAlike. This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work even for commercial reasons, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms.
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