Vases & Rainbow Mosaic, Carthage

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 14 June 2016
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Vases linked by rainbows with various animals and flowers in between on a fllor mosaic. Below the upper row of vases is a spring, inscribed Fontes, at which 2 animals are drinking. From Carthage, modern-day Tunisia. 4th or 5th century CE. (The British Museum, London)

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, June 14). Vases & Rainbow Mosaic, Carthage. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5207/vases--rainbow-mosaic-carthage/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Vases & Rainbow Mosaic, Carthage." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 14, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5207/vases--rainbow-mosaic-carthage/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Vases & Rainbow Mosaic, Carthage." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Jun 2016. Web. 19 Oct 2021.