Bathing Beauties: Next Top (Roman) Model?

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Bathing beauty Roman mosaics in Sicily and Syria, and Ravenna.

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Lod Mosaic Excavation and Conservation Video

A behind the scenes peek at the ancient Roman Mosaic from Lod Israel, now on view in Chicago at the Field Museum. See this massive undertaking in action as a portion of the pavement is prepared to tour the US. This video gives a look at the excavation site and lifting and conserving the sections. It is the largest and most beautiful mosaic ever discovered in Israel. 5 minutes, produced by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Click HERE to see the video.

Lod Mosaic Opens April 23rd

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A behind the scenes look at how mosaics are made at the Legion of Honor, with the opening of an ancient Roman mosaic from Lod, Israel

Roman Mosaic: Should it Stay or Should it Go?

Moveable or immovable cultural property? A major Roman mosaic is coming to a town near you! Here’s a review of excavation sites from the Lod Mosaic, Villa del Casale, and Villa del Tellaro.

Ancient Soul Mates?

A meeting of ancient futures has arrived. Consider this pair of images…

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