Explore Ancient Artwork
Mosaic pavements with geometric and figural motifs first appeared in Greece at the end of the fifth century BC and spread throughout the entire classical world, from the palaces of the Greco-Bactrian rulers of present-day Afghanistan to the villas of Roman Britain. This book has shown to be one of the best illustrated and first survey of its subject to be illustrated in full color, with unparalleled photography. Featuring more than 230 images, this comprehensive collector's guide includes commentary from two archaeologists on the ancient mosaics shown. It will be necessary addition to every art and history lover's library.