Friday, March 11, 2005

Unique animal head sculpture in the garden of the Baths of Diocletian

Large stone animal heads protruding from square-cut shrubs in the garden at the Baths of Diocletian were quite interesting and made some unusual framing material for some scenic photos. Some of the animals depicted such as the elephant and the rhinocerous were favorite performers in staged beast hunts held in amphitheaters around the Empire.

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