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Cave Canem - Beware of the Dog

Cave Canem - beware of the dog

Price : £18.00

This version was launched in July 2019. The older version can be found on the Sale Items page.

Cave Canem is translated as Beware of the Dog. This energetic and friendly dog is based on a Roman mosaic found in Vienne, France. It is on display in St. Peter's Archaeological Museum (Musee Lapidaire Saint-Pierre) in Vienne. Dog mosaics would often be found on the floor of an entrance hall of wealthier Roman homes as a warning sign to visitors. The tile can be fixed to an outdoor wall or gate-post.

Fixing Points: are the holes in the corners of the tile
Dimensions: 10cm x 10cm