Left panel from Pair of Peacocks, A.D. 400–600, possibly Emesa, Syria, stone. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Gift of William Wahler

Fabulous Floors: Making Roman Mosaics


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Explore with scholar Will Wootton the practices of mosaic artisans who made the "stone carpets" on the floors of wealthy Romans, and contrast mosaicists' skills with those of sculptors and others working in stone. Then visit the galleries and the exhibition Roman Mosaics Across the Empire to look closely at details of topics and techniques. Tickets $35. Refreshments provided. Complimentary parking.

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