Exquisite 1,600-year-old Roman mosaic described as 'the most exciting such discovery made in Britain in the last 50 years' is unearthed in Berkshire



A Roman mosaic packed with mythical characters and beasts based on classical legend has been unearthed at a dig in Boxford, West Berkshire.
The 1,600-year-old find has been described as 'the most exciting mosaic discovery made in Britain in the last 50 years.'
The 6m-long mosaic, from 380 CE, was found by amateur archaeologists and historians, supervised by Cotswold Archaeology. 
Mosaic expert Antony Beeson, who visited the site, said: 'This is without question the most exciting mosaic discovery made in Britain in the last fifty years and must take a premier place amongst those... read more

 
4 September 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 47
Source: Daily Mail
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