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Cyprus: Roman era mosaic found during Larnaca sewage works

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By Euronews
Cyprus: Roman era mosaic found during Larnaca sewage works

<p>A rare Roman era mosaic has been discovered in Cyprus during excavations in the coastal city of Larnaca.</p> <p>Almost 20 metres long by 5 metres wide, experts say it appears to be part of a complex of baths in good condition with sections representing the accomplishments of Hercules.</p> <p>The island was under Roman control from 31 B.C. to the 4th century A.D..</p> <p>The mosaic was discovered during delicate construction work on Larnaca’s sewage system. More is expected to be uncovered as works continue.</p> <p>It’s to be transferred to a new dedicated wing in a city museum.</p>