Street Musicians Mosaic, Herculaneum

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Illustration

Arienne King
by Mary Harrsch
published on 13 March 2021
Street Musicians Mosaic, Herculaneum Download Full Size Image

A Roman mosaic depicting a troupe of comic performers, wearing masks and playing musical instruments. The figure on the left plays a pan flute, while the figure on the right plays a tympanon (hand drum). From the "Villa of Cicero", Herculaneum. 1st Century CE.

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Harrsch, M. (2021, March 13). Street Musicians Mosaic, Herculaneum. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13620/street-musicians-mosaic-herculaneum/

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Harrsch, Mary. "Street Musicians Mosaic, Herculaneum." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 13, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13620/street-musicians-mosaic-herculaneum/.

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Harrsch, Mary. "Street Musicians Mosaic, Herculaneum." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Mar 2021. Web. 21 Jul 2024.

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