Category: mosaic

romebyzantium:

romebyzantium:

Detail of Neptune’s triumph mosaic in the frigidarium of Neptune’s baths in Ostia Antica – #Rome, Italy.

via-appia: Glass and marble mosaic, symbols of…

via-appia:

Glass and marble mosaic, symbols of Bacchus as God of Wine and the Theater

Roman Empire, Tunisia, 200-225 AD

Regular

stinkystevespookette:

Gladiators fight in this mosaic from the Villa Borghese in Rome.

historyfilia: Roman pigeon mosaic from Capu…

historyfilia:

Roman pigeon mosaic

from Capua Vetere, in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Naples

lionofchaeronea:

lionofchaeronea:

Roman mosaic depicting a tragic actor.  Artist unknown; 2nd or 3rd cent. CE.  Now in the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos, Córdoba, Spain.  Photo credit: Michel Wal/Wikimedia Commons.

The mosaic from the apse of Santa Maria Magg…

The mosaic from the apse of Santa Maria Maggiore by Jacopo Torriti, completed in 1296. Rome, Italy. 

Mosaic from the apse of Santa Maria Maggiore…

Mosaic from the apse of Santa Maria Maggiore depicting Christ crowning the Virgin. Rome, Italy. 

ancientanimalart: Floor mosaic with parrots Roman 5th-6th c….

ancientanimalart:

Floor mosaic with parrots

Roman

5th-6th c. CE

Musée du Louvre (via Images D’Art)

theancientwayoflife: ~Detail of the floor mosaic. Date: A.D. 3rd…

theancientwayoflife:

~Detail of the floor mosaic.
Date: A.D. 3rd century
Provenance: Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Round Room, 2
(Musei Vaticani, Museo Pio-Clementino)

romegreeceart: Roman floor mosaic (St-Romain-en-Gal) Source:…

romegreeceart:

Roman floor mosaic (St-Romain-en-Gal)

Source: By Karl-Heinz Wellmann (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons