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Fragments of mosaic pavement

Fragments of mosaic pavement

  • Place of origin:

    Pompeii (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mosaic

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4660&A-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

These two fragments of black marble formed part of a mosaic pavement from the so-called Villa of Diomedes in Pompeii. They were originally included in the collections of the Museum of Practical Geology in Jermyn Street, London.

Physical description

Two fragments of a pavement of mosaic, composed of black marble tesserae embedded in grey cement. From the so-called Villa of Diomedes at Pompeii.

Place of Origin

Pompeii (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Mosaic

Dimensions

Width: 1.875 in 4660A-1901, Width: 1.25 in 4660-1901

Object history note

Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.

Descriptive line

Mosaic fragments, black marble, from the so-called 'Villa of Diomedes', Pompeii, Ancient Roman

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

List of Works of Art acquired by the Victoria and Albert Museum during the Year 1901. Jermyn Street Collection. Part III London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office. Wyman and Sons. 1904. pp.153

Materials

Black marble

Techniques

Mosaic

Categories

Archaeology

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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