Quick Visit to British Museum, London

We were meeting some friends for lunch and we happened to meet at British Museum in London. I haven’t been there in ages so it was lovely to visit some places I remembered but it was also great time to see something I haven’t seen before, something by the East staircase.

Several of the best Roman mosaics from Britain are on display here, including a fourth-century AD mosaic with a portrait of Christ from Hinton St Mary, Dorset, and one from Leadenhall Street in London, showing the wine-god Bacchus riding a tiger; also mosaics from Thruxton in Hampshire, Withington in Dorset and from Italy and North Africa.

I was specifically looking for mosaics of guilloches as I am secretly planning to create a modern version of it in one of my next mosaics.

Check out some of the photos below: