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Nilotic mosaic

Mosaico Nilotico

The absidal hall, at the Forum square of the ancient city, housed the great colored mosaic representing the scene of the Nile’s flood. It is a very refined floor, built on site by egyptian craftsmen from Alexandria in the 2nd century BC, whose scene is likely to be a copy of a large painting exhibited in the famous library of ... Read More »