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Mosaic pavement

Mosaic pavement

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Marble, Mosaic

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4666&A-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

These two fragments of a mosaic pavement are composed of tesserae of brown, red and yellow marble, embedded in grey cement and are from the Vostitza (Aegion) on the Gulf of Corinth. These pieces were part of the collections of the Museum of Practical Geology, in Jermyn Street, London.

Physical description

Two fragments of a pavement of mosaic, composed of tesserae of brown, red and yellow marble, embedded in grey cement. From Vostitza (Aegion) on the Gulf of Corinth.

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Marble, Mosaic

Dimensions

Length: 2.25 in 4666-1901, Width: 1.625 in 4666-1901, Length: 1.25 in 4666A-1901, Width: 1.125 in 4666A-1901

Object history note

Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.

Descriptive line

Fragment of mosaic pavement, brown red and yellow marble, from Vostitza (Aegion) on the Gulf of Corinth, 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

Marble

Techniques

Mosaic

Categories

Archaeology

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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