This Ancient Mosaic Depicts a Thrilling Chariot Race

A rare  2,000-year-old mosaic depicting a Roman-era Chariot Race was unearthed on the island country of  Cyprus.  This mosaic is 85-feet long and is one of only nine known to exist.  The names of horses and riders are included in the mosaic providing a very human glimpse into the past.

Reporter Casey Smith reported for nationalgeographic.com that the names of horses and riders were included in the mosaic providing a very human glimpse into the past.

 

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