Casa del Poeta Tragico, Pompeii

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  • Here in this House, when closed, is the famous mosaic of the chained dog with the words cave canem, famous image that many will have at home but do not know where to derive.
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  • It was crowded with many tourists, beautiful dog mosaic. It was worth the hard work difficult perch in plain sight, but.
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  • One of the most beautiful mosaics we saw was a picture of a fierce black dog on a chain with the words Cave Canem - Officially the earliest known "Beware of the Dog" sign (found in the house of the Tr...  more »
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  • Worth the visit for the "Cave Canem" sign (beware of the dog), though the frescoes inside are quite cool too
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  • Very impressive mosaic work of a vivid (guarding) dog. A true art piece!
  • Specifically for March 2015, this was closed during regular hours meaning that only the (replica of the) famous "beware of dog" mosaic could be viewed behind a gate.
  • this was pretty... TRAGIC
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