Pompeiian Mosaic of a “flower of garum”. Garum was a fermented fish sauce used as a salty condiment in the cuisines of ancient Greece, Rome, and Byzantium

Byzantine mosaic When I think Byzantine, I think of sad-faced saints, their heads always circled by a hovering nimbus –– many, man.

Byzantine mosaic work in Chora church, Istanbul, Turkey

Byzantine Part I: This is an example of a mosaic that would be found in a Byzantine church. Sometimes these mosaics would be called tesserae, which was characterized by the use of precious metals and stones in conjunction with glass.

Columns from Pompeii - Naples, Archaeological Museum - The Glass Mosaics at Pompeii and Herculaneum (79 AD)

Mosaic columns from Pompeii - Naples, Archaeological Museum . The Glass Mosaics at Pompeii and Herculaneum.

Irene, Byzantine Empress Consort 1118-34, detail from Comnenus mosaic, Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, 12th century

Irene, Byzantine Empress Consort detail from Comnenus mosaic, Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, century

Спецпроект: "Античные и средневековые мозаики Рима" – 214 фотографий

Спецпроект: "Античные и средневековые мозаики Рима" – 214 фотографий

Marine Life Mosaic from House VIII Pompeii demonstrating the vermiculatum technique Roman 2nd century BCE, Detail of photo by Mary Harrsch

Marine Life Mosaic from House VIII Pompeii demonstrating the vermiculatum technique Roman century BCE, Detail of photo by Mary Harrsch

Roman Mosaic. Palm Tree. Tunis, Tunisia.

Scenes from Tree of Paradise - Jewish Roman Mosaics from Tunisia

Little Known Roman Jewish Mosaic Art, Hamman Lif Synagogue in Tunisia

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

A mosaic preserved in Zippori (Sephoris) National Park in Israel, site of excellent Roman (Palestina) ruins and mosaics.

A mosaic preserved in Zippori (Sephoris) National Park in Israel, site of excellent Roman ruins and mosaics. p'd by p'r marilenesantana/mosaico-mosaic/

Mosaic detail, Pompeii

do in perler with vegetables as design elements and then slump for plate or bowl -- Mosaic detail, Pompeii

Sealife Mosaic from "the House of the Dancing Faun" in Pompeii Voir la traduction

aquatic mosaic in pompeii (the octopus appears oddly Looney Tunes, but I'll…

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