Roman Villa Nennig

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Carole Raddato
published on 10 January 2021
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Located in the village of Nennig in the delightful Upper Moselle Valley, the Roman Villa Nennig (German: Römische Villa Nennig) houses a richly illustrated gladiatorial mosaic, one of the most important Roman artefacts north of the Alps. Protected by a dedicated building built about 150 years ago and covering an area of roughly 160m² (524 ft²), the mosaic, dated to the 3rd century CE, vividly portrays musicians, hunting scenes and gladiatorial contests.

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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. (2021, January 10). Roman Villa Nennig. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Raddato, Carole. "Roman Villa Nennig." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 10, 2021.

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