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Roman Mosaics Orpheus Restored

The Virtual Museum is carrying several stories about Roman mosaics discovered around Bath. This is the second account of the fabulous Orpheus Pavement found at Newton St Loe in 1837 by Brunel’s railway navvies. Elsewhere the current Curator of Archaeology at Bristol Museums, Gail Boyle, recounts her memories of its ‘journeys’ since being excavated. Meanwhile […]

Illegal diggings reveal ancient church, byzantine mosaics

Illegal diggings reveal ancient church, byzantine mosaics The ruins of a church and byzantine mosaics discovered in illegal excavations in Isparta will be prepared for visitors. The remains are believed to be from the late Roman and Byzantine period and expected to attract faith tourism. Excavations are being competed on an early basilica and mosaics […]

The Romans Used Greek Myths in Their Mosaics as Symbols of Civilization – ScienceNewsline

The Romans Used Greek Myths in Their Mosaics as Symbols of Civilization – ScienceNewsline Published: October 15, 2012.  By  Carlos III University of Madrid  English: Figurative roman mosaic in roman villae of La Olmeda, Pedrosa de la Vega (Palencia, Castile and León). Español: Mosaico romano figurativo en la villa romana de La Olmeda, Pedrosa de […]

Archaeologists Uncover Roman Mosaic in Downtown Sofia

Archaeologists Uncover Roman Mosaic in Downtown Sofia: Archaeologists Uncover Roman Mosaic in Downtown Sofia – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency Archaeologists have discovered colorful floor mosaic from the Roman era near the so-called West Gate of Serdica in downtown Sofia. The news was announced Monday by the Mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova, who visited the […]

Massive Roman Mosaic Discovered In Turkey – video

Massive Roman Mosaic Discovered In Turkey: “A University of Nebraska-Lincoln archaeological team has uncovered a massive Roman mosaic in southern Turkey — a meticulously crafted, 1,600-square-foot work of decorative handiwork built during the region’simperial zenith.” Science Daily. Related articles Largest Roman mosaic in Southern Turkey unearthed by archeological team led by Hoff (romanarcheo.blogspot.com) Remarkable Roman […]

More marvelous mosaics from Rome

More marvelous mosaics from Rome: By Leaping Without a Net I’ve just discovered a treasure trove of beautiful, very old mosaics in a fascinating church/mausoleum complex in a northern neighbourhood of Rome. The Basilica di Sant’Agnese Fuori le Mura (Basilica of St. Agnes Outside the Walls) is a 7th century church that includes some stunning mosaics, […]

MOSAÏQUES DE L’ORIENT MÉDITERRANÉEN

News Press – Communiqué Gallo-roman mosaic with a duck, made with stones and glass, end of the 2d century, in the Musée de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, France. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Actualité: Elargir le mariage aux personnes de même sexe ? Ouvrons le débat – Refuser l’homophobie MOSAÏQUES DE L’ORIENT MÉDITERRANÉEN : LES COLLECTIONS DU LOUVRE RESTAURÉES À […]

Illegal diggings reveal ancient church, mosaics

ARCHAEOLOGY – Illegal diggings reveal ancient church, mosaics ISPARTA – Anatolia News Agency Polyconcal early christian basilica 4.-6. centuries in Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia. Byzantine floor mosaics. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The ruins of a church and mosaics discovered in illegal excavations in Isparta will be prepared for visitors. The remains are believed to be from […]