Archaeologists unearthed a 1500-year-old floor mosaic in the walled Old City of Jerusalem, Israel. The mosaic bears the names of Byzantine Emperor Justinian and a senior Orthodox priest named Constantine.
Archaeologists unearthed a 2000-year-old mosaic at the village of Akaki near Nicosia, Cyprus. The mosaic measures 26 metres in length.
Excavation site in Leicester’s (UK) city centre covered almost two thirds of a Roman city block, revealing remains of a street, and a house once floored with a mosaic.
Archaeologists discovered floor mosaics excavating the site of ancient Edessa, modern Şanlıurfa, south-eastern Turkey. The ancient city was the capital of the Kingdom of Osroene between 2nd century BC to 3rd century AD.
A 7th-century mosaic at Hisham Palace, near the West Bank city of Jericho, Palestine, is unearthed for and displayed for the first time in its entirety to the public. The impressive mosaic covers 827 square metres.