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Alexander Mosaic, 333 BCE

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Alexander Mosaic Close-Up. Photo courtesy of Livius.org.

This mosaic depicts Alexander defeating the Perisan king Darius III in the Battle of Issus. It shows the retreat of Darius as Alexander, wounded in the thigh, continues to advance. This mosaic was found in Pompeii in the House of the Faun.

 

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Alexander Mosaic Full View

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