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Wemberham Roman mosaic, variation #3

The Wemberham mosaic

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A Roman Cottage on the Ocean A Roman villa was excavated west of Yatton, Somerset, UK in 1884. It lies very close to the Yeo river, in a large meadow called Wemberham. The site lies very close to the river and the eastern end of the foundations abuts on its…
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Meleager and Atalanta mosaic, unknown provenace, 1st to 3rd centuryAD

Meleager and the Calydon boar

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Mythology and Hunting were a great source of inspiration for Roman mosaicists. The story of Meleager and Atalanta combines both mythological and hunting themes. We have several mosaic representations of it from San Pedro del Arroyo in Spain, Halicarnassus in Turkey Today let us have a look at the story…
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Roman Tile 202 – Lalonquette

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South of the Loire River, the Empire lasted… While Britain and Northern Gaule had been lost for the Empire since the late 3rd century, Roman culture and values were still very much alive south of the Loire River. In Aquitania, Roman Villas were still occupied and gorgeous mosaics still being…
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