Mosaic of Diana and Actaeon

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Carole Raddato
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published on 12 December 2022

A Roman mosaic in the House of Venus in Volubilis (modern-day Morocco) depicting Diana and a nymph surprised by the hunter Actaeon while bathing. In revenge, the goddess turned Actaeon into a stag. He was then killed by his dogs. The mosaic is dated to the 2nd 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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