Posted inAncient Rome, Art

The Mausoleum of Centcelles in Tarragona (Spain) Houses the Oldest Dome with Mosaics from Roman Times

Located just 7 kilometers from the city of Tarragona in Catalonia, stands the majestic Villa-mausoleum of Centcelles, an exceptional Roman monument that houses the oldest mosaics of early Christian art in the Iberian Peninsula, dating back to the 4th century AD, as well as the oldest Roman dome with preserved mosaics. For centuries during the […]

Posted inClassical Archaeology

A Domus decorated with a stunning Mosaic of Shells, Glass and Marble, uncovered between the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill

The Archaeological Park of the Colosseum, as part of a study and research project, has brought to light some rooms of a luxurious domus from the late Republican period. In 2018, some mural structures were excavated, and it once stood exactly where the Horrea Agrippiana were built during the time of Augustus. These were the […]

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Unveiling Splendor: Ancient Sadacora Reveals a Roman Villa Adorned with 600 Square Meters of Mesmerizing Mosaics

In the province of Kayseri, located in central Turkey, impressive mosaics dating from the 3rd to the 6th centuries AD have been unearthed during recent archaeological excavations in the village of Incesu, identified with the ancient city of Sadacora or Sadogora. The mosaics, spanning an area of up to 600 square meters, are exceptionally well-preserved […]