Why are the ancient mosaics so compelling? Why are we so attracted to intricate designs and patterns?
In this fascinating journey, Lillian explains the mosaic’s symbolism and construction and introduces her revolutionary research that the flat pavement was imagined as a three-dimensional sphere. Join Lillian as she decodes the underlying mysteries of this spectacular 1700 year-old Roman pavement excavated in Lod, Israel.
So get comfortable and prepare to be inspired!
Recommended View: FULL SCREEN + SOUND ON
Run time: 19:27
This video is an excerpt from Lillian's live presentation. No other use or distribution is permitted without advance written permission. For permission requests, please contact Lillian (at) LillianSizemore.com
The Lod Mosaic is currently touring the USA:
Penn Museum -
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA
February 10 - May 19 2013
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
September 28, 2010-April 3, 2011
Field Museum, Chicago Dec 9 -April 23, 2012
Columbus Museum of Art,
May 18, 2012 - January 13, 2013
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