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Villa Romana del Casale | Sicily Pictures Photos Images & Fotos


Pictures , images & photos of the Roman mosaics of the Villa Romana del Casale , Sicily.

Around 1160 a huge mud slide in the Morgantina hills near Piazza Armerina in central Sicily buried an abandoned Roman Villa and its associated buildings. Fragments of exposed wall from the villa drew little attention until the 1950s when the site was excavated to reveal 3,500 square meters of exquisite Roman mosaics, the largest in the world, perfectly preserved by the mud. These are now...
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