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Paving stone: GR.2.1884

Object information

Description

Paving stone, from Appian way

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.253 m
Height: 0.463 m
Width: 0.482 m

Relative size of this object

48.2 cm46.3 cm25.3 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Find spot

  • Appian Way Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1884) by Bateman, J., Mr

Materials used in production

Tufa

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.2.1884
Primary reference Number: 66013
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 29 May 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Paving stone" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/66013 Accessed: 2022-06-29 23:05:34

Citation for Wikipedia

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/66013 |title=Paving stone |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-06-29 23:05:34|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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