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Roman mosaics are perhaps the most spectacular Roman remains in Britain. Many of the finest come from Roman villas, where they reflect the high artistic tastes

My favorite Mosaic 'Boy on a Dolphin'  at Fishbourne Roman Palace.

My favorite Mosaic 'Boy on a Dolphin' at Fishbourne Roman Palace.

Cirencester was the 2nd largest Roman town in England. The Corinium Museum features many Roman ruins, such as this mosaic floor from a Roman villa. You can still see the shape of the Roman amphitheater on the outskirts of the city.

Cirencester was the largest Roman town in England. The Corinium Museum features many Roman ruins, such as this mosaic floor from a Roman villa. You can still see the shape of the Roman amphitheater on the outskirts of the city.

'The reconstruction of the Orpheus pavement, discovered in Woodchester, Gloucestershire, took its creators ten years to complete - The replica created by brothers Bob and John Woodward is now recognised as one of the most significant archaeological projects of recent times http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1253639/Replica-Britains-largest-Roman-mosaic-sale--buyer-need-2-200-sq-ft-off.html

Replica of Britain's largest Roman mosaic to go on sale... but buyer will need 2,200 sq ft to show it off

The painstaking copy of the Orpheus pavement, discovered in Woodchester, Gloucestershire, took its creators ten years to complete.

Detail of 3rd century ancient Roman mosaic with depiction of a panther, found in the Chiesa di San Giovanni in Conca in Piazza Missori in 1881, Civico museo archeologico di Milano

Detail of century ancient Roman mosaic with depiction of a panther, found in the Chiesa di San Giovanni in Conca in Piazza Missori in Civico museo archeologico di Milano

Mosaico romano de Zliten, Las cuatro estaciones. Museu de Trípoli.

Mosaico romano de Zliten, Las cuatro estaciones. Museu de Trípoli.

Gladiatori e Bestiari - This mosaic depicts some of the entertainments that would have been offered at the games.

Mosaic showing Roman entertainments from the century. From Dar Buc Ammera villa (Zliten) Mystery of History Volume Lesson 4

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