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Bichrome mosaic floor in the apodyterium of the Bath situated immediately to the north of the “Villa con ingresso a protiro”, along the N-E shore of the Baianus lacus. The floor mosaic, in black and white tesserae, is framed by a monochrome triple band delimitating a central field with an agonistic subject, covering an area of approx. 12 square meters. In it four male figures are represented, made of black tesserae on a white background: two are athletes, testing themselves in wrestling, while the other two are badly preserved. As one of them holds a branch, he could probably be identified with the judge/trainer. Marine Protected Area of Baia, Naples, Italy, Tyrrhenian Sea

© Franco Banfi / Biosphoto

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Image size: 6336x9504 pixels (21.1"x31.7" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2021-09-22

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Area / Marine area / Sea bottom

Science / Scientific research / Discipline / Archaeology / Archaeological site

Europe / European Union / Italy / Campania / Baia Archeological Marine Park

Domus / Motif (pattern)

History / Ancient history / Ancient Rome

World sea and ocean / Mediterranean Sea / Tyrrhenian Sea

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History / Archeological site

Individual / Person

Area / Marine area / Sea / Temperate sea

Shot / Underwater shot

Shot / Overview

Shot / Wide angle

Behavior / Fight (to)

Matter (substance) / Mineral matter / Sand

Art / Decorative art / Mosaic

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