art & photography

Choregos and actors

Mosaic of Choregos and Actors, found in House of the Tragic Poet, Pompeii. Incredible how detailed it is for a mosaic. I remember seeing some fine examples in the Met Museum in NYC, as well as the British Museum, but none quite as impressive as this (which is now in Naples).

By Mark Newton

Born in 1981, live in the UK. I write about strange things.