Thursday, 14 January 2016

Ancient Dog Shaming

Mosaic floor depicting a dog and a knocked-over gold vessel. Discovered in 1993 during construction of the new Alexandria Library, Egypt. Now currently in the Greco-Roman Museum in Alexandria. Width: approx. 70 cm. Date: approx. 200-100 BC.

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  1. I note that dogs back then are similarly clothed (with a collar) as ones today.

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    1. Oh so it is, never noticed at first :)

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