Mosaic art

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Connected Sites

Ahwar of Southern Iraq: Mosaic Temple in Uruk
Anjar: At the baths
Aquileia: Mosaics in the basilica
Archaeological site of Philippi: At the Octagon (floor mosaics)
Bethlehem: The church features golden mosaics covering the side walls, which are now largely decayed. ... a trap door in the modern floor which opens up to reveal a portion of the original mosaic floor (Wiki)
Budapest: Gellert Baths
Butrint: Baptistery
Cologne Cathedral: Mosaic floor
Costiera Amalfitana: Roman villa in Minori
Damascus: Grand Mosque
Euphrasian Basilica in Porec: Mosaics in the apse of the basilica, and floor mosaics in the adjacent ruins of a more ancient basilica
Gelati Monastery: At Gelati
Incense Route of the Negev: Mosaic at the basilica in Memphis (Mamshit)
Istanbul: Hagia Sophia
Kotor: Risan
L'viv: Armenian Cathedral
León Cathedral: from 1770
Luang Prabang: Wat Xiang Thong's mirror mosaic
Lyon: Inside Fouvri?re Basilica
Masada: Basilica
Meknes: Bab Mansour
Mount Athos: mosaics (totalling some 100,000 square metres) (UNEP-WCMC)
Mérida: Mytraeum House, Amphiteatre House
Naples: Paleochristian mosaics in the Cathedral
Ohrid Region: Polyconhous Basilica
Old City of Jerusalem: Herodian Quarter
Petra: Petra Church
Piazza del Duomo (Pisa): Mosaic in the apse of the Cathedral by Cimabue
Prague: Side gate of Saint Vitus's Cathedral
Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans: The Synod Hall is decorated with fresco paintings and mosaics depicting prominent events in the history of Bukovyna and the Orthodox Church. (AB ev)
Rio Abiseo National Park: Gran Pajaten: slate mosaics displaying human, bird and geometric motifs
Rome: Mosaics in several churches and Roman buildings
Salzburg: at the Roman villa under the cathedral
Siena: Mosaic floor of the Duomo
Stari Grad Plain: Roman floor mosaic in the church of St. Roko
Stoclet House: In the interior, by Gustav Klimt
Studley Royal Park: On the floor of St. Mary's Church
Tarraco: Villa dels Munts, Villa-mausoleum Centcelles
Timgad: "The houses, of varying sizes, dazzle by their sumptuous mosaics, which were intended to offset the absence of precious marbles." UNESCO Web site
University of Coimbra: Paços das Escolas
Venice and its Lagoon: San Marco Cathedral, Torcello Cathedral
White City of Tel-Aviv: Gutman's mosaic originally built for Bialik Square


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