Upcoming Events

Tours in Stara Zagora

Entertainment and Sports

trans

Late Antique House with Mosaic

Image7

Guest room with a multi-coloured floor mosaic in a rich private house (4th century AD). It looks like a variegated carpet with rich figured composition organized around a small pool with a fountain. The mosaic is among the best specimens of the Roman provincial art from 4th century. It has been preserved under a special cover under the street level.

 

Image7

Not far from the Antique Forum the remains of a rich private home (4th century AD) with a multi-coloured floor mosaic in the guest hall have been preserved. The floor mosaic has a square form, 9.4 by 9.6 m. It was made of small stone cubes consisting of more than ten colours, but containing mostly white, red and black. The white cubes are marble, the black ones are granite, and the red ones are ceramics. The mosaic has a complex composition, with figured and floral patterns.

Opened on request: +359 42 919 214 

Address: 117, Gen. Stoletov Str.
Opened: 10.00 - 18.00
Close: Monday

Image7

 

GPSGPS Coordinates:

Latitude: 42.428152778

Longitude: 25.625847222