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Man with rooster head on mosaic

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A man with a rooster's head on a mosaic
Man with rooster head on mosaic

Roman mosaic showing the mysterious figure of a man with the head of a rooster. The object comes from Brading Villa on the Isle of Wight in England. Scientists suspect that the character may satirically depict the emperor Constantius Gallus (reigned in 351-354 CE), whose nickname means “cock” in Latin. The mosaic is dated to the 4th century CE.

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