Wall Painting of a Swan in the House of Fortune, Carthago Nova

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Carole Raddato
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published on 09 September 2019
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Roman fresco depicting a swan in the tablinum of the House of Fortune in Carthago Nova (modern-day Cartagena), a city on the southern Iberian Peninsula, Spain. The house dates to the late 1st century BCE and was occupied until the late 2nd century CE. It covered an area of 204 m2 and belonged to a wealthy family.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, September 09). Wall Painting of a Swan in the House of Fortune, Carthago Nova. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11174/wall-painting-of-a-swan-in-the-house-of-fortune-ca/

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Raddato, Carole. "Wall Painting of a Swan in the House of Fortune, Carthago Nova." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 09, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11174/wall-painting-of-a-swan-in-the-house-of-fortune-ca/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Wall Painting of a Swan in the House of Fortune, Carthago Nova." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 09 Sep 2019. Web. 15 Jun 2021.