Roman mosaic
Boats on a sea with fishing lines, fishing net and sparrowhawk
Roman mosaic, Early empire (27 B.C. to 395 A.D.)
Archaeological Museum, Sousse, Tunisia

© G. Mermet/Bridgeman Giraudon

A variety of sea products is represented.
The precision of the drawing allows for a number of species, e.g. murene, conger, lobster, sea urchin, octopus, cuttlefish to be recognized.


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