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Lullingstone Roman Villa

The remarkable remains of Lullingstone Roman Villa lay hidden for centuries, and were only revealed in excavations of 1939. Prior... More..

Photo © Paul JohnsonPremier Member! Click for more info.. (1st September 2019)
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"Lullingstone Roman Villa Mosaic"

This marvellous mosaic was decoration for a rich Roman's floor. The mosaic shows a famous scene from Greek and Roman mythology: the hero Bellerophon riding the winged horse Pegasus to defeat the Chimera (sometimes spelled Chimaera), a beast made up of several different animals. The artist who made the mosaic decorated it with lots of different patterns too.

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Photographer: © Paul Johnson (Gallery)Premier Member! Click for more info..(1st September 2019)
Description

Lullingstone Roman Villa Mosaic

This marvellous mosaic was decoration for a rich Roman's floor. The mosaic shows a famous scene from Greek and Roman mythology: the hero Bellerophon riding the winged horse Pegasus to defeat the Chimera (sometimes spelled Chimaera), a beast made up of several different animals. The artist who made the mosaic decorated it with lots of different patterns too.
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Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION Model: NIKON D850
Exposure Program: Program, Focal length: 24 mm, Aperture: f 5.6, ISO: 6400, Exposure time: 1/125 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: -1.3333333333333 EV
Date/Time Creation: August 29, 2019, 3:18 pm
ImageID:1212368, Image size: 8256 x 5504 pixels

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