Roman Mosaic with Octopus

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 31 October 2017
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This mosaic with an octopus is made of limestone and dates from the 2nd-3rd century CE. It is from Villaquejida (León), Spain. (Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Madrid)

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About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, October 31). Roman Mosaic with Octopus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7508/roman-mosaic-with-octopus/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Roman Mosaic with Octopus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 31, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7508/roman-mosaic-with-octopus/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Roman Mosaic with Octopus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 31 Oct 2017. Web. 24 Oct 2021.