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Fragment of mosaic pavement

Fragment of mosaic pavement

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Coloured marble tesserae

  • Museum number:

    4661-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a fragment of a mosaic pavement composed of tesserae of coloured marble embedded in grey cement. The portrions of the rectangular panels are filled in with tesserae of various colours bordered with bands of black and white, the angles are cut off and the triangular spaces so formed are filled in with red or brown tesserae.

Physical description

Fragment of a pavement of mosaic, composed of tesserae of coloured marble embedded in grey cement. portions of the rectangular panels are filled in with tesserae of various colours bordered with bands of black and white, the angles being cut off and the triangular spaces so formed being filled in with red or brown tesserae.

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Coloured marble tesserae

Dimensions

Length: 11 in, Width: 10.75 in

Object history note

Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.

Descriptive line

Fragment of mosaic pavement, coloured marble tesserae embedded in grey cement, 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

Marble

Techniques

Mosaic

Categories

Archaeology

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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