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Mark Cartwright
published on 06 May 2014
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A Roman floor mosaic dating to between 350 and 375 CE and depicting a wild boar and mushrooms. Food was a popular subject in mosaics throughout the Roman period. Provenance: Toragnola, Rome. (Vatican Museums, Rome).

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time writer, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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Cartwright, M. (2014, May 06). Wild Boar, Roman Mosaic. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2615/wild-boar-roman-mosaic/

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