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Z43.1B WOUNDED GIGANTE

Museum Collection: Villa Romana del Casale (in situ), Piazza Amerina, Sicily, Italy
Catalogue Number: TBA
Type: Mosaic
Context: Villa Romana del Casale
Date: ca 320 AD
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

Detail of a Gigante from a mosaic depicting the death of the giants in their war against the gods. He crouches on his knees with an arrow piercing his chest. Unlike most of his comrades in the scene he is not serpent-footed.

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