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The Stunning Roman-Era Thessaloniki Mosaics

A stunning "Mosaic of Summer" is being displayed digitally by the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, it was announced Saturday. 

Ancient Greek Mosaic Celebrates the Joy of Life

A magnificent ancient Greek mosaic discovered in Hatay, Turkey continues to amaze archaeologists and historians who are attempting to ascertain the exact meaning of its images and inscriptions. The floor mosaic, which was found in Hatay province, located on the...

1,400-Year-Old Byzantine Church, Mosaic Found Near Jerusalem

An important archaeological discovery of a Byzantine mosaic and Greek inscriptions, which perhaps pose more questions than answers, was made public by members of the Israel Antiquities Authority. After three years of painstaking excavations, a Byzantine-era Christian church with spectacular,...

Stunning Trojan War Mosaic Uncovered in England

Archaeologists in the UK uncovered on Thursday a stunning mosaic from the Roman era depicting the famous battle between two protagonists of the Trojan War: Achilles and Hector. The artwork, measuring 11 meters (36 feet) by almost 7 meters (22.9...

Couple Used Ancient Roman Artifact as Coffee Table for Nearly 50 Years

A couple in New York has been using a priceless ancient Roman artifact as a coffee table for nearly 50 years. The incredible story of the 2,000-year-old "coffee table," which dates back to the time of the emperor Caligula, was...

World’s Oldest Mosaic Uncovered in Central Turkey

The world's oldest mosaic has been discovered in Yozgat, central Turkey. Archaeologist excavated the design in Yogat's Sorgun district. The mosaic measure 10 by 23 feet, is comprised of 3,147 stones, and is thought to be over 3,500 years old....

Byzantine-Era Winepress that Depicts Greek Gods Discovered in Israel

Excavations in Zippori National Park, Israel, recently revealed Byzantine-era winepresses and structures, one of which has a mosaic depicting what appears to be a wine-drinking contest between the Greek gods Dionysus and Heracles. The site of the Zippori National Park...

Exquisite Byzantine Mosaic Uncovered in Western Turkey

An early Byzantine Christian monastery with its exquisite mosaic was recently unearthed in Izmir, Western Turkey.

Discovery of Roman Mosaic Depicting Greek Mythical Figures Amazes Britain

A Roman mosaic that was discovered in 2017 was brought to light in its entirety recently, in Boxford, West Berksire in England, UK. In what is described as the most exciting archaeological discovery in Britain in the last fifty years,...

Priceless Sixth-Century Mosaic of St. Mark Returns to Cyprus

A priceless sixth century mosaic depicting St. Mark which was looted from an Orthodox Christian church in Cyprus after the Turkish invasion in 1974 was returned to the island on Sunday. According to a Cyprus Mail report, the precious mosaic...