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Mosaic niche: GR.159.1910

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 21

Titles

Mosaic niche

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

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Description

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

Dating

Early Roman
1 CE - 100 CE

Note

Mosaic

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Shell
Mosaic

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.159.1910
Primary reference Number: 68584
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 9 March 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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