Impressive ancient mosaic stuns visitors in Greece’s Pelion mountain

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Impressive ancient mosaic stuns visitors in Greece’s Pelion mountainRemnants of ancient mosaic adorn pebbly beach of Pelion

Visitors to a remote beach in the southern edge of Greece’s Pelion mountain are in for a treat as the remnants of an ancient mosaic adorn the pebbly beach.

The Theotokos beach owes its name to the chapel of the Virgin Mary, constructed in 1807.

A few meters from the chapel, in a poorly fenced area, there is what remains of an old excavation effort that has never been completed: an impressive mosaic section and white marble columns.

The chapel was built on the ruins of the ancient temple of Artemis.

Read more at greekreporter.com

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