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Fragment of mosaic pavement

Fragment of mosaic pavement

  • Place of origin:

    Pompeii (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    White marble, mosaic

  • Museum number:

    4660B-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

These fragments of mosaic are composed of white marble tesserae embedded in grey cememebt. There are traces of light blue colouring which remain on the surface. They are from the so called Villa of Cicero, at Pompeii.

Physical description

Fragments of mosaic, composed of white-marble tesserae embedded in grey cement. Traces of light blue colouring remain on the surface. From the so-called Villa of Cicero, at Pompeii

Place of Origin

Pompeii (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

White marble, mosaic

Dimensions

Length: 2.25 in, Width: 2.225 in

Object history note

Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.

Descriptive line

Fragments of mosaic pavement, from the so-called 'Villa of Cicero', Pompeii

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

White marble

Techniques

Mosaic

Categories

Archaeology

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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