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Roman Mosaics


What can you find out about Roman Mosaics?


Here are some facts to get you started:

  • The mosaics decorated the floors of Roman villas or other buildings.
  • How large and impressive a mosaic was, told people about how rich or powerful the owner was.
  • It took many thousands of tiny pieces to make a mosaic.
  • The pictures were sometimes of scenes from life in Roman times and sometimes pictures of Gods.


Your Task: Have a go at creating your own mosaic pattern using colouring pencils or felt tips. Use the templates below and information to help you.