This image was found in the triclinium of a house in Pompeii. What do you see in the image? What do you think is hanging next to the skull? What message do you think the mosaic sends?
Read pages 115-118 and answer the questions below.
1 . Who attends a funeral ceremony?
2. When is the ceremony held?
3. What practices are used at the ceremony?
4. How are the dead commemorated by the living.
5. What beliefs are held about life after death?