Female Athletic Competition Mosaic at Villa de Casale

Title

Female Athletic Competition Mosaic at Villa de Casale

Description

This mosaic, built over an older geometric mosaic, depicts a female athletic competition. This scene reflects on the villa's owner as sponsor of these games and hence as an influential member of the Roman civic elite.

Creator

Patrizio Pensabene and Enrico Gallocchio

Source

Patrizio Pensabene and Enrico Gallocchio, "The Villa del Casale of Piazza Armerina," Expedition 53, no. 2. 2011.

Date

2011

Rights

Patrizio Pensabene and Enrico Gallocchio; permission granted for educational, non-commercial use

Files

Female Athletic Mosaic.tiff

Collection

Reference

Patrizio Pensabene and Enrico Gallocchio, Female Athletic Competition Mosaic at Villa de Casale, 2011

Cite As

Patrizio Pensabene and Enrico Gallocchio, “Female Athletic Competition Mosaic at Villa de Casale,” Living Late Antiquity, accessed July 13, 2024, https://livinglateantiquity.org/items/show/158.

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