Roman Mosaic Showing the Transport of an Elephant

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Carole Raddato
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published on 11 June 2015
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Roman mosaic from Veii (Isola Farnese, Italy) depicting an African elephant being loaded onto a ship, 3rd-4th century CE. Now in Badisches Landesmuseum Karlsruhe, Germany.

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About the Author

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 11). Roman Mosaic Showing the Transport of an Elephant. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3925/roman-mosaic-showing-the-transport-of-an-elephant/

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Raddato, Carole. "Roman Mosaic Showing the Transport of an Elephant." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 11, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3925/roman-mosaic-showing-the-transport-of-an-elephant/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Roman Mosaic Showing the Transport of an Elephant." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Jun 2015. Web. 29 Jul 2021.