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Mosaic niche: GR.159.1910

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Current Location: Gallery 21


Mosaic niche






Architectural niche

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.535 m
Height: 1.10 m
Width: 0.80 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1910) by Marks, Murray


Early Roman
1 CE - 100 CE



Components of the work

Background composed of plaster ( painted with red ochre)
Tesserae composed of red jasper quartzite Egyptian blue obsidian glass

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.159.1910
Primary reference Number: 68584
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 9 March 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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