Ancient Mosaic Quiz: Answers

So how did you get on with the ancient mosaic quiz, 2015? Did you find all the answers? Did you rattle them off, scratch your head, or scour the internet? Some were easy, some a little more challenging – I wanted to really push those ancient mosaic brain cells to …

The Lod Roman Mosaic

The Lod Roman mosaic – on tour The Lod Roman Mosaic is on display at Waddesdon Manor until November 2, 2014. Sometimes a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do and if it involves driving half way across England to see a Roman mosaic, then so be it. The Lod …

Summer 2014: visiting mosaic sites.

The time has come. Summer again. Summer, summer and more summer, on and on and on. Beaches, yes. Travel, yes. Visiting family, yes. Packing, unpacking, repacking, forgetting things, going back to get them, yes. The odd novel, if I’m lucky, yes. Making mosaics, no. You might detect a note of resignation. …

My top ten favourite mosaics

My favourite mosaics Feeling a bit gloomy and introspective after some major dental work and so I cheered myself up by spending an evening collecting my favourite mosaics in one place. These are in no particular order. 1. The mosaic floor of the Basilica of Aquileia, Italy, 4th century, AD. This strange …