Description This mosaic fragment, together with Walters 43.19, decorated the floor of a Roman house in Tunisia, North Africa. In a circular frame, a partridge stands between two marsh plants. The naturalistic detail brought the charm of the outdoors to the interior domestic setting.
Provenance François Goiran, Sousse, Tunisia; Roger Goiran [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1974, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the S. & A.P. Fund, 1974
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