A section of the mosaic floor discovered in Lod in 1996. Niki Davidov/Israel Antiquities Authority

The Lod Mosaic This Exquisite Israeli Mosaic Has Been Seen Across the World but Never in Israel

Discovered in central Israel 21 years ago, this beautiful artwork has toured the world but still has no home in Israel. It’s worth taking a trip to see a small part of the masterpiece in Haifa

The most beautiful mosaic ever found in Israel – and some say in the entire world – was unearthed in Lod 21 years ago. About 1,600 years ago, a group of mosaic artists created the enormous floor from tiny...

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