Mushrooms, Roman Mosaic

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 23 January 2016

A Roman floor mosaic dating to between 350 and 375 CE and depicting a 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 author, 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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