Roman Mosaic (Detail of a Mask)  Excavated @ Pompeii, Italy.  --  Current Location:  The National Archaeological Museum of Naples

Roman Mosaic (Detail of a Mask) Excavated @ Pompeii, Italy. -- Current Location: The National Archaeological Museum of Naples Más

Pompeii

Doors- usually wooden and double, they didn't have hinges but swung in pivots in the floor. Doors were locked with bolts and sometimes iron locks. Inside the house curtains were used instead of doors Ruins in Pompei, Italy

Ancient Roman circus mosaic detail, c 4th century CE  Perhaps give brief cultural lectures to earn my way!  One knows I have the gift of gab!

Ancient Roman circus mosaic detail, c century CE Perhaps give brief cultural lectures to earn my way!

Ancient Roman mosaic of the Roman villa of La Olmeda in Pedrosa de la Vega (Palencia, Castile and León). Only known evidence of transparency using tesserae (on the curtain).

Ancient roman mosaic of the roman vila of La Olmeda in Pedrosa de la Vega (Palencia, Castile and León, Spain). Only known evidence of transparency using tesserae (on woman's veil).

The Wedding of Ariadne, Roman mosaic, 2nd century AD Ariadne is the daughter of King Minos of Crete, She helped Theseus slay...

archaicwonder: “ The Wedding of Ariadne, Roman mosaic, century AD Ariadne is the daughter of King Minos of Crete, She helped Theseus slay the Minotaur while he was on the island and then fled with.

Lion Mosaic / Pompeii   No doubt buried beneath ash for a thousand years plus. Vesuvisus erupted in 79 ad

Lion Mosaic / Pompeii No doubt buried beneath ash for a thousand years plus. Vesuvisus erupted in 79 ad

Roman mosaic work in ancient Pompeii.  Archaeological Museum, Naples, Italy

Roman mosaic work in ancient Pompeii. Archaeological Museum, Naples, Italy - another marvelous pin that Ashaley Lenora found for me

Mosaics of the Ancient World This mosaic known as the gypsy girl was uncovered in1999 in Zeugma Turkey

Mosaics of the Ancient World

The Gypsy Girl" mosaic of Zeugma, from Gaziantep Museum of Archeology

Roman Mosaic. Tree of Life. Tunis, Tunisia.

Roman Mosaic From Carthage -- Depicting 'The Tree Of Life' -- Belonging to the British Museum, London.

Mollusk MosaicsMarine Life Mosaic from House viii in Pompeii demonstrating the vermiculatum technique (ca. 2nd century BC)

Marine Life Mosaic from House VIII Pompeii demonstrating the vermiculatum technique Roman century BCE

Marine Life Mosaic from House VIII Pompeii demonstrating the vermiculatum technique Roman 2nd century BCE (1) by mharrsch, via Flickr

Marine Life I Mosaic from House VIII Pompeii demonstrating the vermiculatum technique I Roman century BCE

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