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Fragment of mosaic pavement

Fragment of mosaic pavement

  • Place of origin:

    Naples (excavated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black marble, mosaic

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4664-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a fragment of mosaic, composed of black marble tesserae embedded in grey cement. It is from Cape Miseno, near Naples and formed part of the collections of the Museum of Practical Geology in Jermyn Street, London.

Physical description

Fragment of a pavement of mosaic, composed of black marble tesserae embedded in grey cement. From Cape Miseno, near Naples.

Place of Origin

Naples (excavated)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Black marble, mosaic

Dimensions

Length: 3.375 in, Width: 2.125 in

Object history note

Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.

Descriptive line

Fragment of a mosaic pavement composed of black marble tesserae, from Cape Miseno, near Naples, 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.154

Materials

Black marble

Techniques

Mosaic

Categories

Archaeology

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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