Alexandrian Mosaic

Discovered in Pompeii, this 2nd-century BCE work features scenes from Greek mythology and history, and is displayed at the National Archaeological Museum of Naples

Great Mosque of Damascus, Syria

A prime example of Islamic mosaic art, this mosque's interior showcases intricate geometric patterns and calligraphy

Basilica di San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy

Houses Byzantine mosaics from the 6th century, depicting scenes from the Old and New Testaments

Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Ravenna, Italy

Dating back to the 5th century CE, this mausoleum's mosaics are known for their rich colors and detailed depiction of Jesus' life

The Great Pavement, Westminster Abbey, London

A 13th-century medieval mosaic masterpiece, featuring biblical scenes and intricate designs​

Villa Romana del Casale, Sicily, Italy

A 4th-century site with over 3,500 square meters of excellently preserved mosaic floors, including the famous “Little Hunt” and “Bikini” mosaics​

Hassan II Mosque, Casablanca, Morocco

Features hundreds of shades of blue and green tiles arranged in traditional Islamic patterns​

Parc Güell, Barcelona, Spain

Antoni Gaudí's early 1900s creation, a public park adorned with thousands of mosaics in various forms and colors

Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey

Home to multiple Byzantine mosaics like the Deesis mosaic, dating from different periods, depicting religious figures in intricate detail​

Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna, Italy

 Known for its 6th-century mosaics, including 26 scenes depicting the life of Christ and other biblical stories