Lod mosaic floor Explorations

Images. In course of a salvage excavation initiated in April 1996 in Lod, a very elaborate mosaic floor was discovered. This floor, dated to the third - fourth century A.D., probably adorned the reception hall of a Roman villa. The mosaic floor consists of two colorful rectangular carpets and a broad transverse band separating them. The mosaic contain representations of fishes and birds, wild beasts in hunting scenes, a group of African animals, a marine scene and a krater flanked by two peacocks. Israel

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