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Description Alexander Mosaic, House of the Faun, Pompeii
Date circa 100 BC
Source Self-photographed by Berthold Werner, Naples National Archaeological Museum, May 2013
Author Unknown authorUnknown author
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Camera location 40° 51′ 12.85″ N, 14° 15′ 01.75″ E  Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap info


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Reconstruction of a mosaic depiction of the Battle of Issus after a painting supposed to be by Apelles or Philoxenus of Eretria found in the House of the Faun at Pompeii

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