The servant with a piglet

Unknown authorSecond half of 2nd c. AD

Conimbriga Monographic Museum

Conimbriga Monographic Museum

Conimbriga’s mosaicists appreciated genre scenes, like the servant of the house carrying a suckling pig and fruits of the field in a basket. The attention to detail of clothing is striking.


  • Title: The servant with a piglet
  • Creator: Unknown author
  • Date Created: Second half of 2nd c. AD
  • Location: Conimbriga, Portugal
  • Provenance: Conimbriga
  • Type: Mosaic

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