Discovered by accident in 1962, Paphos’s mosaics once decorated the houses of the island’s most wealthy Roman colonists.cyprus roman mosaics
Described by the UN as “extremely rare and rank(ing) among the best examples in the world,” they show great artistic skill but also tell compelling stories.

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Achilles as a child from the 4th century Roman mosaic of the first bath of Archilles at the Villa of Theseus, Paphos, Cyprus
The Four Seasons mosaic in the House of Dionysus (the god of wine) shows winter as a gray-haired old man warming himself up with a drop of vino.
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