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Swastika on Roman mosaic floor

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Swastika on Roman mosaic floor
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Roman mosaic floor with a large representation of the swastika. The object is located in one of the houses on Via dell’Abbondanza in Pompeii.

The word “swastika” comes from Sanskrit and means “bringing good luck”. The swastika is a religious symbol that is present in most cultures and religions of the world. Also in the Greco-Roman world, the swastika was used and often appeared in ornaments and art.

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