Detail of a 6th Century CE Elephant Mosaic

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Carole Raddato
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published on 15 March 2016
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Detail of a 6th century CE mosaic floor that used to decorate the pavement of the peristyle court of the Palatium Magnum, the Great Palace of Constantinople. The Great Palace Mosaic Museum houses mosaics from the Byzantine period, unearthed at the site of the Great Palace of Constantinople.

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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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APA Style

Raddato, C. (2016, March 15). Detail of a 6th Century CE Elephant Mosaic. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4635/detail-of-a-6th-century-ce-elephant-mosaic/

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Raddato, Carole. "Detail of a 6th Century CE Elephant Mosaic." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 15, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4635/detail-of-a-6th-century-ce-elephant-mosaic/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Detail of a 6th Century CE Elephant Mosaic." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 15 Mar 2016. Web. 26 Jul 2021.