Roman mosaic from The House of Orpheus, showing Orpheus playing a lute in the centre with wild African animals surrounding him. From the triclinium or the dining room of the villa looking out across the fertile plains. It is located in Volubilis Archaeological Site, near Meknes, Morocco. [500×750]

Roman mosaic from The House of Orpheus, showing Orpheus playing a lute in the centre with wild African animals surrounding him. From the triclinium or the dining room of the villa looking out across the fertile plains. It is located… Continue Reading

In the south of England, in the village of Stoke Gifford, the remains of a Roman villa were found. Among ruins was also discovered bronze lamp, which is dated to the 1st century CE. [615×433]

In the south of England, in the village of Stoke Gifford, the remains of a Roman villa were found. Among ruins was also discovered bronze lamp, which is dated to the 1st century CE. [615×433]

Roman belt buckle. Object is made of bronze and dated back to 3rd-4th century CE. It was found in large Roman villa rustica in Ćelije near Lajkovac (central Serbia). [797×600]

Roman belt buckle. Object is made of bronze and dated back to 3rd-4th century CE. It was found in large Roman villa rustica in Ćelije near Lajkovac (central Serbia). [797×600]

Roman floor mosaic showing the clash of Bacchus and Indians. The object was found in Villa Ruffinella in Tusculum. The object, dated to the 4th-5th century CE, is now located in the National Museum in Rome. [566×755]

Roman floor mosaic showing the clash of Bacchus and Indians. The object was found in Villa Ruffinella in Tusculum. The object, dated to the 4th-5th century CE, is now located in the National Museum in Rome. [566×755]

Detail from Roman fresco showing young girl reading. Dated back to 1st century BCE. Object located in Villa of the Mysteries, Pompeii. [736×728]

Detail from Roman fresco showing young girl reading. Dated back to 1st century BCE. Object located in Villa of the Mysteries, Pompeii. [736×728]

This beautiful palace known as Villa Guardamangia, located in Rabat, Valletta in Malta was leased by Lord Louis Mountbatten around 1929. At various times between 1946 and 1953, the then Princess Elizabeth stayed at the villa with her fiancé, and later husband, The Duke of Edinburgh. [590×875]

This beautiful palace known as Villa Guardamangia, located in Rabat, Valletta in Malta was leased by Lord Louis Mountbatten around 1929. At various times between 1946 and 1953, the then Princess Elizabeth stayed at the villa with her fiancé, and… Continue Reading

Roman public toilets with amazing mosaics. Villa Romana del Casale – house which contains the richest, largest and most complex collection of Roman mosaics in the world. Sicily, 4th c. AD [3000×2700]

Roman public toilets with amazing mosaics. Villa Romana del Casale – house which contains the richest, largest and most complex collection of Roman mosaics in the world. Sicily, 4th c. AD [3000×2700]