Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Villa Romana del Casale: Mosaics

Accession Number: 
162379
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module THREE--6,160 images
Type of View: 
generalView
View Title: 
General view of a section of the mosaic in the ambulatory of the great hunt depicting wildebeest or gnu
Date of View: 
10/20/1997
Image description: 
Scenes of hunting, both local (hare, boar, deer) and Empire-wide (the rounding up of a wide variety of exotic beasts, such as leopards, tigers, ostriches, an elephant, a hippopotamus and a rhinoceros, for dispatch to the amphitheatres of Italy, carpeting a corridor on the east side of the peristyle some 70 m long).
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module THREE
Culture: 
Ancient Roman
Subject: 
Roman Empire
Work Types: 
Art; mosaics (visual works)
Work Types: 
complexes; sites (locations); archaeological sites; excavations (sites)
Related Work Title: 
Villa Romana del Casale; partOf
Preferred Title: 
Villa Romana del Casale: Mosaics
Agent Display: 
unknown (Ancient Roman)
Date: 
ca. 310-325 (creation)
Materials: 
mosaic
Technique: 
mosaic (process)
Alternate Title: 
Roman villa at Piazza Armerina: Mosaics
Locations: 
Villa Romana del Casale, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Imperial (Roman)
Classification: 
Painting and Drawing