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14 October 2022, 10:25

An unmatched mosaic unearthed in al-Rastan city, Homs

DAMASCUS, 14 October (BelTA - SANA) - The Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums (DGAM), unveiled that an unmatched stunning mosaic, dating back to the Roman era, has been unearthed in al-Rastan city, Homs province SANA reporter said.

The discovered painting consists of three frames and a circle in the middle, in which there are drawings of Achilles, and around the frame there are drawings of Greece kings, a reference to a legendary story known in the texts of archaeological epic of the “The Iliad”, which tells of the war between Troy and the Greeks.

Director of excavations and archaeological studies , Hammam Saad, said that this painting is a very important discovery not only at the regional level, but at the global level.

He added that al-Rastan city was an important kingdom in the Roman era, and before that it was mentioned in ancient texts in the fourth century AD.

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