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Cave Canem - Beware of the Dog (new version)

Cave Canem - beware of the dog

Price : £17.00

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

Inscription: CAVE CANEM

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: Four holes: in each corner of the tile

Dimensions: 10cm x 10cm