Farmland dug into "mosaic", it was a thousand years ago artifacts

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shijiejiao· 2017-09-05 09:35:16

" according to the British "sun" reported on September 3rd, today, composed of a number of amateur archaeologists in Britain's Burke County archaeological team made an important discovery, they in Boxford (Boxford) at a farm to dig the Roman mosaic cultural relics. Experts say the mosaic is the Greek hero Beller Roman riding pattern, because of its historical significance, has become a national treasure. The project began in 2015.

classical art expert Anthony Besen (Anthony Beeson) is a mosaic in Rome research and Preservation Association members, which he describes as "over the past fifty years the most exciting discovery of mosaic". The farm is a drainage ditch for a villa in nineteenth Century.

Cotswold Archaeological Institute CEO Neil Holbrooke (Neil Holbrook) said: "this is one of the best found in the UK in fourth Century of ancient Rome mosaic, it tells us the villa owners in Greece and Rome myth. "

was found in the mosaic is rectangular, about 10 meters long, each side frame is 1.5 meters, the red roof tiles cut into cubes. Although one side has been revealed so far, it is clear that the center of the mosaic has not yet appeared.

Joy Appleton Boxford heritage project organizers said: "we started mining in 2015, we never thought there would be such an amazing discovery. "

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