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Pictures of Roman mosaics depicting animals including mammals, birds and fish.

The History of Animal Depictions in Roman Mosaics.

From the 1st century AD the mosaics on the floors of Roman villa became intricate in their designs. Initially Roman mosaicists used black geometric designs to make panels within which animal depictions were placed. By the end of the second century coloured mosaics were being produced with increasingly detailed animal depictions. By the...
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