December 24th, 2015

green leaves

The oldest carpet, and a very fine Roman mosaic

The oldest carpet, some 2500 years old, though I expect there's a long tradition of beautiful carpets that led up to it. The colors are so good because it was frozen.

A 1700 year old Roman mosiac.

There's the whole mosaic at the link and some details, but if you should happen to want more, more, more...

A 3d version of the mosaic.

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