THE STREET MUSICIANS

Dioskourides of Samos Villa of Cicero Pompeii c. 100 B.C. Museo Nazionale, Naples Mosaic has an important decorative role in the Roman household as well as in public buildings. This floor mosaic of street musicians, apparently based on a well-known third century B.C. painting, was made by a Greek artist, Dioskourides of Samos.

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