50.5 MB (3.4 MB compressed)
4125 x 4276 pixels
35.1 x 36.3 cm ⏐ 13.8 x 14.3 in (300dpi)
SHEILA TERRY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY SHEILA TERRY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Red mullets and ducks, Roman mosaic. Mosaics consist of small pieces of coloured glass or stone, used to form an image or pattern on a floor or wall. This mosaic shows four red mullet fish above three ducks, separated by a sprig of myrtle and three berries. This is a typical combination of food served in Roman times. This mosaic is from the 'House of the Grand Duke of Tuscany'.
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