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Archaeologists have unearthed a 2 thousand years old mosaic
Mosaic floor has been discovered by a Polish-Georgian archaeological expedition in a room of Roman military bath house in the Apsaros fortress (today’s Gonio) near Batumi. It is the first such discovery in the Adjara region and one of the few in Georgia - archaeologists announced in a press release.
Excavations in the modern village of Gonio have been conducted since June 27 by a joint expedition Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology of the University of Warsaw and the Institute of Archaeology of the University of Warsaw, and the Gonio-Apsarus Museum and Sanctuary (near Batumi)
“Although many floor mosaics have been discovered in the countries around the Mediterranean, the Gonio find should be regarded as exceptional. It is one of the few examples of discovery of a luxury finish flooring in a bath house built by the army for its own needs” - Read more.