Roman Mosaics and Paintings

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Roman Mosaics and Paintings

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Gladiators from the Zliten Mosaic
A mosaic of gladiators in combat with one speaking to a unarmored individual. The full mosaic is located in the town of Zliten, Libya. The creator of the mosaic is unknown.

Matrone à Sa Toilette
Mosaic depicting ancient Roman slaves serving a woman using the toilet

Mosaic artwork of St. Perpetual.

A Fresco in Pompeii
"A Fresco from the Roman town of Pompeii in the Villa di Guilia Felice."

Perpetua and Felicitas mosaic
23.4.2010: Capella Arcivescovile (Archiepiscopal Chapel), Ravenna.

Zliten mosaic (full)
A 573 cm × 397 cm (18 ft 10 in × 13 ft 0 in) Mosaic found in Libya in 1913 in the Villa Dar Buk Ammera. Four depictions of gladiators in the arena. The scenes in the piece show gladiators fighting other gladiators as well as fighting animals. The…
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