Roman Bird Frieze

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 12 November 2017
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This limestone frieze was likely made somewhere in the Eastern Roman Empire in the 5th century CE. It depicts a hungry bird pecking a vine. (Musée du Cinquantenaire, Brussels)

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About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 12). Roman Bird Frieze. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7613/roman-bird-frieze/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Roman Bird Frieze." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 12, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7613/roman-bird-frieze/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Roman Bird Frieze." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Nov 2017. Web. 27 Oct 2021.