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Rare 4th century mosaic unearthed in Cyprus
A 4th century mosaic recently discovered in Cyprus is stunning in its beauty and very rare.
By Doug Criss, CNN

You never know what is hidden just below the surface… Archaeologists recently discovered a beautiful and rare mosaic depicting an ancient Roman chariot race underneath a road in Cyprus!

Dating back to the 4th century, the mosaic (measuring approximately 36 feet long) has been relatively well-preserved and is one of the few chariot race-themed mosaics in the world.