Cat with a Quail Mosaic, House of the Faun

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Illustration

Arienne King
by Carole Raddato
published on 17 May 2019
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A late 2nd Century BCE Roman mosaic from the House of the Faun in Pompeii, Italy. In the upper register, a cat clutches a quail. In the lower register, two ducks feed next to an assortment of seafood.

From the National Archaeological Museum of Naples, in Italy.

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Raddato, C. (2019, May 17). Cat with a Quail Mosaic, House of the Faun. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10663/cat-with-a-quail-mosaic-house-of-the-faun/

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Raddato, Carole. "Cat with a Quail Mosaic, House of the Faun." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 17, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10663/cat-with-a-quail-mosaic-house-of-the-faun/.

MLA Style

Raddato, Carole. "Cat with a Quail Mosaic, House of the Faun." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 May 2019. Web. 27 Nov 2021.

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