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#554: Roman Mosaic of a Greek Philosopher (Detail)

Photo 554: Roman Mosaic of a Greek Philosopher (Detail) - Musée Rolin, Autun

Photo Details

Photo ID
554
Credit
Title
Roman Mosaic of a Greek Philosopher (Detail)
Caption
Detail of a Roman mosaic of the late 2nd or early 3rd century depicting the Greek Epicurean philosopher Metrodorus of Lampsacus (331–277 BC) accompanied by Greek text. Found in the Rue de la Grille in Autun (Augustodunum in Roman times), this is only a fragment of a large mosaic depicting several Greek philosophers. Musée Rolin, Autun, France.
Geotag
46.945800° N, 4.299420° E
Uploaded
November 11, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
1600