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The lod mosaic, a spectacular roman mosaic floor Only book available on the recently discovered Lod Mosaic The mosaic has just finished a world tour to major museums that included the Metropolitan Museum in New York, the Field Museum in Chicago, the Louvre in Paris, the Altes Museum in Berlin, Waddesdon Manor in England and the Hermitage in St Petersburg, among other prominent venues Features texts by leading scholars Ina series of exquisite Roman mosaic floors was accidentally uncovered during highway construction in the modern Israeli town of Lod The mosaics featured elegant and superbly crafted animals, fish, birds and other creatures, dating to around ADThey probably belonged to a private house and served as a series of reception or audience halls, where visitors would have been met and entertained The mosaic will shortly be returning from a world tour to its new home at The Shelby White and Leon Levy Lod Mosaic Archaeological Center in Lod, Israel Published with the Israel Antiquities Authority to celebrate the new museum s opening, this lavishly illustrated volume will be the only book on this exceptional archaeological find Featuring sumptuous photography and an accessible and informative text, this captivating volume will be essential for all those interested in Roman mosaics and the fascinating history of the region

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  • The lod mosaic, a spectacular roman mosaic floor
  • Gideon Avni
  • Anglais
  • 09 June 2017
  • 1857599705

About the Author: Gideon Avni

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