How to make a Roman Mosaic
Roman Villas were decorated with beautiful mosaics. Watch our video to discover why and how they were made, and find out how you can make your own.
What is a Roman Mosaic?
Roman mosaics are found in the homes of wealthy Romans, called villas. They usually show scenes from classical Roman myths and stories, like the image shown, of the story of Europa and the Bull, at Lullingstone Roman Villa in Kent. They were a way of rich Romans showing how important and knowledgeable they were!
VIDEO: How To Make A Roman Mosaic
The Romans loved mosaics, but do you know why? Watch our video to learn why Romans created them, how they did it and the kind of images that featured in them.
We’ve also got tips for how to create your own mosaic and inspiration for your creation! It could be a picture of your family, your pet, your favourite possession or even your favourite superhero – anything goes!