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Fragment of mosaic pavement

Fragment of mosaic pavement

  • Place of origin:

    London (excavated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stone

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4663-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This fragment of a pavement of mosaic is composed of black and white stone tesserae embedded in brown cement. It was found during excavations on the site of the Royal Exchange, London. This item was included in the collections of the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.

Physical description

Fragment of a pavement of mosaic, composed of black and white stone tesserae embedded in brown cement. Found during excavations on the site of the Royal Exchange, London.

Place of Origin

London (excavated)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stone

Dimensions

Length: 4.625 in, Width: 3.125 in, Thickness: 2.125 in

Object history note

Formerly in the Chafers collection. Tranferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.

Descriptive line

Fragment of black and white mosaic pavement, found during excavations on the site of the Royal Exchange, London, 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

Stone

Techniques

Mosaic

Categories

Archaeology

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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