A rare Roman mosaic was discovered buried beneath a farmer's field in the UK
12 days ago - By Business Insider
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A Roman mosaic and villa was discovered beneath a farmer's field in the UK.
The mosaic depicts scenes from Homer's "The Iliad" and lies within an elaborate villa complex.
The rare mosaic was found by the family that owns the land during lockdown last year.
The first Roman mosaic of its kind in the UK has been discovered. The initial discovery of the rare mosaic was made during the 2020 lockdown by Jim Irvine, son of the landowner, Brian Naylor. The mosaic depicts scenes from Homer's "The Iliad," and part of the story of the Greek hero...
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