Mosaics as clues to Roman clothing

Photographs taken during a study abroad trip hosted by St. Louis Community College during March 10 to 21, 2005. The Villa Romana del Casale, situated outside of Piazza Armerina, is one of 49 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Italy.



Mosaic at Piazza Armerina of women exercising (in their underwear?), in Central Sicily.



Mosaic at Piazza Armerina of an elite woman with friends and attendants going to the bath, in Central Sicily.



Mosaic at Piazza Armerina, in Central Sicily.



Mosaic at Piazza Armerina of Oceanus, in Central Sicily.



Mosaic at Piazza Armerina, in Central Sicily.



A mosaic from a bedroom in the villa.



Mosaic at Piazza Armerina, in Central Sicily.



Mosaic at Piazza Armerina, in Central Sicily.



Mosaic at Piazza Armerina, in Central Sicily.



Mosaic at Piazza Armerina, in Central Sicily.



Mosaic at Piazza Armerina, in Central Sicily.



Mosaic at Piazza Armerina, in Central Sicily.



Mosaic at Piazza Armerina, in Central Sicily.



Mosaic of a griffin perched atop a box with a man's face looking out through a grill at Piazza Armerina, in Central Sicily.



Mosaic of an elite huntsman making a burnt offering to a country shrine to Artimus at Piazza Armerina, in Central Sicily.



Mosaic of elite huntsmen enjoying a picnic feast at Piazza Armerina, in Central Sicily.



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