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City of mosaics from the mishnaic period

City of mosaics from the mishnaic period

Ancient Greek mosaic recently uncovered in Zeugma, Turkey, 2000 years old.

Ancient Greek mosaic recently uncovered in Zeugma, Turkey, 2000 years old.

Discovering Roman ruins and underwater towns in the Gulf of Naples, Cape Miseno

Discovering Roman ruins and underwater towns in the Gulf of Naples

The Extinction of Compassion: A Story of Empires and Elephants 1/2 | Nomadic Politics

The Extinction of Compassion: A Story of Empires and Elephants 1/2 | Nomadic Politics

Mummy of Inamonnefnebu (151 x 51.5 cm), Thebes, Egypt, 700–650 BC. A blue faience cylinder bead net covers the underlying shroud. The bead mosaic design consists of a winged scarab on the throat, a collar on the chest with blue and red cylinder beads, a winged goddess on the abdomen, and four Sons of Horus on the thighs. Hieroglyphs on the lower legs say: An offering which the King gives to Osiris, Lord of Aby[dos], may he grant a good burial | Mummy; linen; faience

Mummy of Inamonnefnebu (151 x 51.5 cm), Thebes, Egypt, 700–650 BC. A blue faience cylinder bead net covers the underlying shroud. The bead mosaic design consists of a winged scarab on the throat, a collar on the chest with blue and red cylinder beads, a winged goddess on the abdomen, and four Sons of Horus on the thighs. Hieroglyphs on the lower legs say: An offering which the King gives to Osiris, Lord of Aby[dos], may he grant a good burial | Mummy; linen; faience

Columns from Pompeii - Naples, Archaeological Museum - The Glass Mosaics at Pompeii and Herculaneum (79 AD)

Columns from Pompeii - Naples, Archaeological Museum - The Glass Mosaics at Pompeii and Herculaneum (79 AD)

The first complete views of the legendary wreck: Ethereal views of Titanics bow offer a comprehensiveness of detail never seen before. The optical mosaics each consist of 1,500 high-resolution images rectified using sonar data. (Copyright 2012 RMS TITANIC, INC; Produced by AIVL, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

The first complete views of the legendary wreck: Ethereal views of Titanics bow offer a comprehensiveness of detail never seen before. The optical mosaics each consist of 1,500 high-resolution images rectified using sonar data. (Copyright 2012 RMS TITANIC, INC; Produced by AIVL, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

2-I Christian Mosaics Unearthed in Byzantine Basilica - Archaeology Magazine-con't) Another section of mosaic contains the names 'Mary' and 'Jesus' as part of a dedicatory inscription written in Greek.

2-I Christian Mosaics Unearthed in Byzantine Basilica - Archaeology Magazine-con't) Another section of mosaic contains the names 'Mary' and 'Jesus' as part of a dedicatory inscription written in Greek.

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