Saturnalia was the Roman winter festival to honour the god Saturn. We get santa's red hat from this tradition!
Though we dont know exactly what a Saturnalia feast would entail, I have depicted food that would have been available in the winter (tho perhaps a little costly). I started with gustatio (starters) at the top, middle primae mensae (mains), and bottom secundae mensae (pudding)
Flora is a British-born freelance illustrator raised on America's East coast. After many jumps across the Atlantic, she is now residing in Transylvania, Romania, where she is researching images on Roman coins. While she plans to pursue a career in museum work, Flora sees this as only the beginning of her future with freelance illustration. She is available for personal work, commercial gigs, and other creative projects.
Flora loves to create art inspired by her fields of interest, whether that be actual archaeological artefacts, myths, or pieces that echo the emotions and lessons of a time long past.
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.