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Curiosities of ancient Rome (Artifact)

The world of ancient Romans abounded in a number of amazing curiosities and information. The source of knowledge about the life of the Romans are mainly works left to us by ancient writers or discoveries. The Romans left behind a lot of strange information and facts that are sometimes hard to believe.

Roman footprint

Roman footprint on a clay roof tile, dated 160-180 CE. The object was discovered at the Vindolanda camp (England).

Roman footprint

Tiger on Roman mosaic

Tiger on a Roman mosaic from the House of Dionysus in Nea Paphos, Cyprus. The animal is part of a larger hunting composition. Object dated at the turn of the 2nd / 3rd century CE.

Tiger on Roman mosaic

Computer-reconstructed Roman mosaic

Company 4iG has made a computer reconstruction of a Roman floor mosaic from a luxurious Roman villa in Nagyharsány, Hungary. The visualization was made in cooperation with the conservators of the Hungarian National Museum.

Computer-reconstructed Roman mosaic

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