Discovery Of A 13th Century Mosaic Floor At Park Abbey In Vrtbe





Discovery of a 13th century mosaic floor at Park Abbey in Heverlee

12/08/2022 The mosaic floor was discovered by chance during the restoration of the abbey's archive room. The wooden floor in the archive room had been removed and then set aside as part of the renovation work. Once the wooden floor had been removed workers came across a bed of sand under which the historic mosaic floor was concealed. Alderman Dirk Vansina told VRT News that "Here we see the 13 th century beginnings of Park Abbey. Then the room was then used as a winter refectory and was one of the few ...

Stunning 13th century tiled floor is uncovered below Bath Abbey

03/09/2018 A stunning 13th century tiled floor has been found 6.5 feet (two metres) below the current floor level at a Bath Abbey, in what has been described as a 'once-in-a-lifetime' discovery. The vividly...

Stunning 13th century tiled floor uncovered 6.5ft below Bath Abbey

A stunning 13th century tiled floor has been found 6.5 feet (two metres) below the current floor level at a medieval Abbey, in what has been described as a 'once-in-a-lifetime' discovery. The vividly-coloured tiles, which have not been seen in 500 years, display the coats of arms of powerful Norman monarchs and barons.

Rare century-old mosaic floor discovered during restoration works Park

12/08/2022 Park Abbey in Heverlee near Leuven is being restored to make the building more energy efficient. During the works, the mosaic floor was accidentally discovered when the wooden floor of the archive room had to be removed to check its stability. We are really looking at the early period of Park Abbey, the 13th century,

Ancient Roman mosaic floor discovered under vines in Italy

27/05/2020 Pristine archaeological treasure near Verona may date to 3rd century AD, say experts. The mosaic was found a few metres beneath a row of vines a week after work resumed after the coronavirus ...

Bath Abbey - Archaeologists floored by floor under floor

31/08/2018 Rare 700-year-old floor discovered by archaeologists at Bath Abbey. Archaeologists have discovered a stunning 13th century tiled floor during renovation works for Bath Abbeys Footprint Project. The vividly coloured tiles were discovered around 2m below the current Abbey floor level and have not been seen in 500 years.

Carpet of stone: medieval mosaic pavement revealed

05/05/2008 Few modern visitors have ever seen it, although since 1268 kings and princes, queens and cardinals have walked across a symbol laden mosaic as intricate as a piece of jewellery.

Westminster Abbey: 12th-Century Mosaic Floor at the Sanctuary

Westminster Abbey: 12th-Century Mosaic Floor at the Sanctuary. 1911 Frederick H. Evans, British, 1853 - 1943. Although Evans indicated that this mosaic floor was created in the twelfth century, the surface surrounding the High Altar of Westminster Abbey was in fact laid in 1268. King Henry III (1207-1272) commissioned the mosaic from Roman ...

Ornate Byzantine floor mosaic discovered by Palestinian farmer

19/09/2022 Archaeologists believe the find in an olive grove in the Gaza Strip dates from 5th-7th century AD. Palestinian farmer Salman al-Nabahin cleans the mosaic floor he uncovered while checking to see ...

4th century 'rare' Roman mosaic floor unearthed in Syria's Homs

13/10/2022 A well-preserved Roman-era mosaic panel was discovered in a residential suburb in the Syrian central province of Homs, local antiquities authorities announced on Wednesday.

Mosaic Floor Dating Back to the Roman Empire Discovered in Italy

Mosaic Floor Dating Back to the Roman Empire Discovered in Italy. A mosaic tile floor was discovered buried under a vineyard in a small town north of Verona, Italy.

Rare 13th century tile discovered at medieval dig site

30/03/2021 During an archaeological investigation in the grounds of St Andrews, a medieval former chapel near Boxley, Craig Cope discovered the remarkably well-preserved 13th century decorative floor tile.

The Mosaics at Byland Abbey - Cistercian pavements at Yorkshire site

Today the abbey ruins stand proudly 2 miles south of the A170 between Thirsk and Helmsley. Mosaic tile pavements were almost certainly introduced to northern England by Cistercians, with the monks of Byland taking a leading role. From the early 13th century, large areas of the floor within the abbey church were covered with a variety of handsome mosaic designs.

'Sepectacular' discovery of vast 5th-7th century mosaics in Gaza

20/09/2022 The mosaics could have adorned the floor of a church or a private villa, according to Ren Elter, an archeologist from the French Biblical and Archaeological School of Jerusalem who has worked in Gaza. Mosaics dating from the 5th to 7th centuries were unearthed by farmers in Gaza refugee camp in an orchard in the central Gaza Strip.

Ornate Byzantine floor mosaic dating from 5th-7th century AD is

20/09/2022 An Ornate Byzantine floor mosaic thought to date from the 5th to the 7th century AD has been discovered by chance by a Palestinian farmer in Gaza. The pavement includes includes several panels ...

4th century "rare" Roman mosaic floor unearthed in Syria's Homs

HOMS, Syria, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- A well-preserved Roman-era mosaic panel was discovered in a residential suburb in the Syrian central province of Homs, local antiquities authorities announced on ...

Medieval Floor Mosaics at Bizere Monastery. A Brief Survey

02/06/2011 The mosaics at Bizere, created by Masters who must have had a Benedictine connection, contain certain interpretations of Byzantine motifs And a series of traits also shared by floor mosaics in the ...

Moissac Abbey - Wikipedia

The 15th century ushered in a new golden age under the rule of abbots Pierre and Antoine de Caraman, whose building programme included in particular the Gothic part of the abbey church. The 1626 secularization of the abbey caused the Benedictine monks to leave the cloister, which had been a centre of Benedictine life for nearly 1,000 years.

History of Mosaics - Mosaic Art Gallery

The whole interior of the St Mark's Basilica in Venice is clad with elaborate, golden mosaics. The oldest scenes were executed by Greek masters in the late 11th century but the majority of the mosaics are works of local artists from the 12th13th centuries. The decoration of the church was finished only in the 16th century.

13th Century Medieval floor tiles at Westminster Abbey | Tiles

Nov 10, 2014 - 13th Century Medieval floor tiles at Westminster Abbey. ... Nov 10, 2014 - 13th Century Medieval floor tiles at Westminster Abbey. Pinterest. Today. Explore. When autocomplete results are available use up and down arrows to review and enter to select. Touch device users, explore ...