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.