Roman mosaics set to be excavated in Britain

After two mosaics were spotted last year during excavations in the Dorset countryside, work is set to resume to uncover the reveal the full glory of the Roman art.


Pottery, coins and drinking vessels were already found in the area, so the research team believe it was a wealthy area way back when. The mosaics are presumed to be part of a villa dating between AD 200 and AD 500.

The dig began in 2012 when geophysical surveys revealed a villa complex beneath the earth.


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