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1,700-Year-Old Roman Mosaic Discovered During City Sewer Construction Project

A massive, well-preserved 1,700 year-old Roman mosaic was recently unearthed while performing city sewer construction.

A ROMAN MARBLE MOSAIC PANEL Circa 4th-5th Century A.D. The rectangular panel with a complex geometric pattern including two medallions with foliate centers surrounded by wave, with an entwined simple guilloche and solid band as the border, which then encircles the medallions and a central diamond with a checker pattern, the voids filled with chevrons