Mosaic with maritime scenes

Mosaico con scena marina
Type: 
Mosaic / Intarsia
Year: 
Late IInd - early Ist century BC
Origin: 
Rome, Via Panisperna (1888)
Inventory: 
AntCom32359

Masterpieces of the hall

The hall

Sala Colonne - Arredi funerari e domestici

The precious objects that were brought to Rome from Greece and the Hellenistic world as spoils of war from the IInd century BC onwards influenced the fashions of the richest classes, introducing luxury objects produced to these models, to the private sphere.