Mosaic art

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Aachen Cathedral The dome of the octagon is decorated with mosaics.
Ahwar of Southern Iraq Mosaic Temple in Uruk
Anjar At the baths
Aquileia Mosaics in the basilica
Archaeological Site of Aigai Royal Palace
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
Central University City Campus of the UNAM
Cilento and Vallo di Diano Velia
Cologne Cathedral Mosaic floor
Cordoba Numerous Roman mosaic floors have been found in the historic centre of Cordoba. Some of them are presented in the Mezquita and the Alcazar.
Costiera Amalfitana Roman villa in Minori
Damascus Grand Mosque
Danube Limes Carnuntum (ID No 31): In House IV in the garden of Petronell Castle archaeologists came across the only Roman floor mosaic from Carnuntum that had survived in situ. In the 21st century, the mosaic was removed, restored and embedded in a new support material. Finally, in 2013, to protect and present the mosaic, the surrounding residential architecture was reconstructed as a partial reconstruction using ancient building techniques up to the eaves. After completion of the construction work, the mosaic was moved back to its original location.
Daphni, Hosios Loukas and Nea Moni of Chios Daphni, Hossios Loukas
Delos "The House with the Dolphins (92) and the House with the Masks (93) are luxurious private houses with excellent mosaic floors." (official website)
Dougga/Thugga a number of mosaics, including those in the building known as the house of Venus and in particular at the Aïn Doura Bath (wiki)
Euphrasian Basilica in Porec Mosaics in the apse of the basilica, and floor mosaics in the adjacent ruins of a more ancient basilica
Florence The interior of the octagonal dome of the Baptistery is covered in mosaics.
Fort and Shalamar Gardens Fort
Gelati Monastery At Gelati
Incense Route of the Negev Mosaic at the basilica in Memphis (Mamshit)
Istanbul Hagia Sophia
Kerkuane A sanctuary has some columns preserved, and in a small atrium parts of mosaics are found. Curbstones, doorsteps, thresholds, and floors of simple mosaic layers are found all over the ruins. (wiki)
Kotor Risan
L'viv Armenian Cathedral
Leptis Magna
León Cathedral from 1770
Luang Prabang Wat Xiang Thong's mirror mosaic
Lyon Inside Fouvri?re Basilica
Masada Basilica
Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi
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
Necropolis of Bet She'arim Mausoleum Cave
Ohrid Region Polyconhous Basilica
Old City of Jerusalem Herodian Quarter
Palau de la Musica Catalana & Hospital de Sant Pau
Petra Petra Church
Piazza del Duomo (Pisa) Mosaic in the apse of the Cathedral by Cimabue
Prague Side gate of Saint Vitus's Cathedral
Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos Roman mosaic floor at the Heraion
Residence of Bukovinian & 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
Um er-Rasas
University of Coimbra Paços das Escolas
Venice and its Lagoon San Marco Cathedral, Torcello Cathedral
Villa Romana del Casale
White City of Tel-Aviv Gutman's mosaic originally built for Bialik Square
Works of Antoni Gaudí


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