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eTogaTrek: Mosaics (ep. 04)

Explore the Lod Mosaic!
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What Do I Need for This Video?

  • journal
  • 2 graham crackers
  • frosting
  • table knife or butter knife
  • paper towel or construction paper
  • M&M's or Skittles

eTogaTrek: Mosaics

Instructor: Kelly Hart
Coordinator: Kevin Jefferson

with special thanks to
Chloè Benner
Caitlin Campbell
Nadia Ghosheh
Brad Jefferson
Irene Morrison
Kate Preble
Matthew Webb
Students of LatinSummer Boston 2014

eTogaTrek Committee 2014-2015
Cynthia Cheng
Grace de Majewski
Kevin Jefferson
Elizabeth Shaw

"Run Amok", "Vivacity"
by Kevin MacLeod (
Creative Commons License: By Attribution 3.0

Images of the Lod Mosaic:
courtesy of the Israeli Antiquities Authority
Visit the Lod Mosaic at

Other Images:
by Ascanius Staff
or in the Public Domain
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© Ascanius: The Youth Classics Institute

Think About It!

  1. If you were a Roman, where would you put a mosaic in your house?
  2. What design would you use for your mosaic?
  3. What was difficult about creating a design in your mosaic?
Check back soon for answers to your questions about mosaics! Do you have a question you would like to ask? Click here to send us your questions!

Follow eTogaTrek Throughout The Year!

  • Episode 1: Families and Bullas (October 21, 2014)
  • Episode 2: Clothing (December 1, 2014)
  • Episode 3: Greek & Roman Architecture (January 26, 2015)
  • Episode 4: Mosaics (May 15, 2015)
  • Episode 5: Games and Knucklebones (June 5, 2015)

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