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Baths of Caracalla: Floor Mosaic Fragment - Cupid on a Sea Monster

This fragment of a floor mosaic depicts a cupid riding on the back of a sea monster. The fragment remains where it was found, in what was the eastern palaestra of the Baths of Caracalla. Marine-themed decorations were popular in Roman baths, as was the use of black and white tesserae.