Epic Tel Aviv (Lod) Mosaic

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Epic Tel Aviv (Lod) Mosaic

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In the news before, having been discovered about 25yrs ago. Still, EPIC:
https://news.yahoo.com/magnificent-anci ... 54215.html

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Of the ships, Wiki says:
The ships are of the navis oneraria type, Roman merchant ships typically displacing 80-150 tons, used to carry such commodities as garum and grain from Egypt to Rome.

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General essay on Roman mosaics
https://www.dailyartmagazine.com/roman- ... s-stories/
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