Dog Mosaic in the House of Paquius Proculus in Pompeii

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Carole Raddato
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published on 27 September 2019
Dog Mosaic in the House of Paquius Proculus in Pompeii Download Full Size Image

The vestibule floor of the House of Paquius Proculus in Pompeii is paved with a fine mosaic depicting a guard dog chained to a door. The House of Paquius Proculus lies on the south side of the Via dell'Abbondanza. 1st century CE.

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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 27). Dog Mosaic in the House of Paquius Proculus in Pompeii. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11276/dog-mosaic-in-the-house-of-paquius-proculus-in-pom/

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Raddato, Carole. "Dog Mosaic in the House of Paquius Proculus in Pompeii." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 27, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11276/dog-mosaic-in-the-house-of-paquius-proculus-in-pom/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Dog Mosaic in the House of Paquius Proculus in Pompeii." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Sep 2019. Web. 22 Jul 2024.

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