Posts Tagged ‘mosaic’

Rare Winged Medusa Mosaic Found in Ancient Roman Villa in Spain

Archaeologists excavating a lush Roman-era house in western Spain have uncovered a huge 1,800-year-old colourful mosaic featuring the head of a ‘winged’ Medusa. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

‘The Most Intact’ Roman Mausoleum and Mosaic Uncovered in Rubble of New Building Site in London

Just a stone’s throw from London Bridge subway station at The Liberty of Southwark development site, a rare Roman mausoleum and mosaic floor in February 2022 was discovered, described by experts as “completely unique.” Archaeologists from the Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) worked alongside Landsec and Transport for London to uncover the historic find for […]

Debunking Abdu Murray’s ‘Ethnic Mosaic’ Of Christian Racial Universalism

(The Christian Post) A recent article appeared in The Christian Post — apparently written by Abdu Murray, an Arab convert to Christianity — extolling the virtues of “Juneteenth” — the day descendants of Africans slaves in America celebrate their emancipation by killing, rioting and looting — while at the same time claiming that “racial diversity” […]

Restoration of Ancient Rest Stop with Mosaic To Host Travelers in Israel Again

Weary travelers have always needed a place to rest and recuperate, from the harsh conditions and terrains of the Silk Route, to the more plush comforts that accompany modern travel. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Roman Mosaic Discovered At Proposed Aldi Supermarket

Archaeologists in England have announced the remains of an ancient Roman villa and bath house buried beneath what will become a new supermarket. The rare mosaic brickwork was discovered in Warrington Road in Olney, Buckinghamshire, near the town of Milton Keynes. The dig was conducted by Oxford Archaeology, who carried out the work for developer […]

Roman Mosaic Unearthed in Ancient Slave Monster’s Villa

At a luxury seaside villa at Posillipo near Naples, researchers have unearthed an ancient Roman mosaic which once decorated the home of a horrific and horrendous Roman tyrant known as Publius Vedius Pollio. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Huge Roman Mosaic Depicting Trojan War Saved From Terrorists in Syria

Archaeologists in Syria have discovered a massive, highly-detailed mosaic dating back to the Roman era. Depicting a range of mythological figures, as well as rare panels about the Trojan War, this huge mosaic was almost sold on social media by terrorists. The 1,600 year old mosaic was discovered in a 4th century building in the […]

Ancient Greek Inscription in Mosaic Reveals Birthplace of Apostle Saint Peter!

Saint Peter, one of Jesus Christ’s 12 Apostles and the first pope of the Roman Catholic Church is a crucial figure whose name appears throughout Christian theology. His birthplace has been a long contested and awaited find, and with it the lost ancient city of Bethsaida (literally meaning, “home of the fishermen”). Now, archaeologists from […]

Massive Mosaic Depicting the 12 Labors of Heracles Unearthed in Turkey

Excavations being carried out in the ancient city of Syedra, traced back to 2,900 years ago, continue to shed light on the vibrant history of Turkey.  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Myths & Legends Europe Read Later  Source

Piecemeal Excavation of Theodoric the Great Mosaic in Verona

During work to replace gas pipes in the northern Italian city of Verona, archaeologists have unearthed a stunning 5th century mosaic which they now claim was part of a huge villa which could have belonged to King Theodoric himself. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Roman Mosaic Depicting The Illiad Discovered in “Oh Wow Moment”

The accidental discovery of an extraordinary Roman mosaic in a Rutland field that has been described by experts as the “the most exciting Roman mosaic discovery in the UK in the last century,” reports The Guardian . Thrilling the finder and archaeologists alike, the mosaic depicts scenes from Homer’s The Iliad and is the first […]

Does this Mosaic Prove Site is the Fabled Church of the Apostles?

Archaeologists from Israel and the United States claim they have unearthed the ruins of the long-lost Church of the Apostles . This famed religious building was said to have been built sometime in the fifth or sixth century AD in the ancient fishing village of Bethsaida in Palestine, on top of the foundation of the […]

The world’s oldest mosaic unearthed in Turkey?

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1,600-Year-Old Mosaic Pavement Unearthed in Central Israel to Be Placed on Display

The Israeli flag. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. – A 1,600-year-old mosaic pavement that was uncovered recently in Yavne in central Israel will be placed on display at the city’s cultural center, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced on Monday. The project is a joint initiative of the IAA, the Yavne Municipality and the Israel Land […]

1,600-year-old mosaic chanced upon during development of neighbourhood in coastal Yavne

Browse > Home / News / 1,600-year-old mosaic chanced upon during development of neighbourhood in coastal Yavne April 26, 2021 by TPS Read on for article A 1,600-year-old mosaic was recently found during archaeological excavations in the coastal town of Yavne carried out prior to the development of a new neighbourhood. In recent years, the […]

Historic Roman Monastery and Stunning Mosaic Unearthed in Turkey

Recently, two unidentified men, conducting an illegal excavation, stumbled upon an invaluable piece of history in western Turkey. The robbers had inadvertently unearthed a rare mosaic that was once part of a Roman monastery, built nearly 1,500 years ago during the Byzantine era of the Roman Empire. As reported by the Anadolu Agency , a […]

2,000-Year-Old Mosaic from Caligula’s ‘Orgy Ship’ Goes from Coffee Table to Returned Relic

A valuable piece of mosaic flooring from one of Caligula’s ‘orgy ships’, so-called for the lavish sex parties he hosted on the boats, somehow found its way from the bottom of Lake Nemi to the Upper East Side in New York, and now it’s finally returned home in Italy. From Rome to New York and […]

New Date for Chedworth Roman Villa Mosaic Changes English History

Scientific dating methods occasionally rewrite history, and this is certainly the case at the UK Chedworth Roman villa. Using precise radiocarbon dating techniques, scientists have been able to verify the continued existence of Roman culture and civilization in Britain, decades after the crumbling Roman Empire ceded control of the region. According to the National Trust […]

Why This Village, Including Its Bank, Has NO Front Doors

Customer steps out of the bank which has no locks or doors Members of the Gade family proudly show off a stash of rupees kept in an unlocked tin barrel in their bedroom, despite their home not having a front door. In Shani Shingnapur village in Maharashtra, residents see little need for such security, thanks […]

This 12 Year Old Turned $20 Into A Charity With 5,000

“Stop!” yelled 4-year-old Joshua Williams as he sat in the booster seat in the back of his mother’s car as they were on the way to church one sunny day in Miami Beach, Florida. Joshua’s grandmother had just given him a $20 bill as a present, and he was busy imagining all the different ways […]

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