Tiger Panel, Basilica of Junius Bassus

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Carole Raddato
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published on 09 June 2015
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Opus sectile panel (made of precisely cut polished varicolored marble) from the Basilica of Junius Bassus which stood on the Esquiline Hill in Rome. The panel, dating from the 4th century CE, depicts a tiger attacking a calf. (Musei Capitolini, Rome)

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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. (2015, June 09). Tiger Panel, Basilica of Junius Bassus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3919/tiger-panel-basilica-of-junius-bassus/

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Raddato, Carole. "Tiger Panel, Basilica of Junius Bassus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 09, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3919/tiger-panel-basilica-of-junius-bassus/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Tiger Panel, Basilica of Junius Bassus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 09 Jun 2015. Web. 02 Dec 2021.

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