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Tesserae

Tesserae

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Marble, mosaic

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4667-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This item consists of one hundred and thirteen tesserae, from mosaics, of marble, porphyry and other stone of various colours. These pieces were part of the collections of the Museum of Practical Geology.

Physical description

One hundred and thirteen tesserae, from mosaics, of marble, porphyry and other stone of various colours.

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Marble, mosaic

Dimensions

Length: 1 in

Object history note

Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.

Descriptive line

Collection of 113 marble, porphyry and other coloured stone mosaic tesserae, 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

Categories

Archaeology

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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