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Art Break: A Dog's Life in Antiquity

Wed. Aug. 2, 2023

Greeks and Romans were fond of dogs—not just as work animals but also as beloved pets. Taking inspiration from a Roman funerary monument depicting a plump Maltese, archaeologists Michael MacKinnon and Christina DiFabio explore how art, texts, and animal bones reveal ancient bonds with canine companions.

Part of the Getty Museum Art Talks series


Thursday, August 10, 2:00-3:00pm (CDT)

Free | Advance sign-up required

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