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        Peacocks were imported into Rome and bred there as exotic pets, sacred animals, and extravagant delicacies (especially the tongues!). 

        They represented immortality, and were often a status symbol. Painted on the wall, this peacock keeps watch over a garden.

        02/28/15

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