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Mosaic pavement

Mosaic pavement

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  • Materials and Techniques:

    white tesseræ

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  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This mosaic pavement was formerly in the Bandinel Collection.

It is of white tesserae.
A tessera (and plural tesserae) is the term for the individual piece in a mosaic - mostly in the shape of a square.

Physical description

Fragment of mosaic pavement. White tesseræ.



Materials and Techniques

white tesseræ


Length: 8.89 cm, Width: 5.72 cm

Object history note

This mosaic pavement was formerly in the Bandinel Collection

Descriptive line

Mosaic Pavement, fragment, white tesseræ, Ancient Roman

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Inventory of Art Objects Acquired in the Year 1853. In: Inventory of the Objects in the Art Division of the Museum at South Kensington, Arranged According to the Dates of their Acquisition. Vol I. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1868, p. 43.


Sculpture Collection

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