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Title:

Mosaic niche

Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, Campania

Production
Note:

mosaic

Category:

architecture

Name:

niche

Date:

1 100

Period:

Early Roman

Description:

architectural niche

Find Spot:

Baiae Campania Italy

Material(s):

mosaic
plaster; background; painted with red ochre
red jasper; tesserae
obsidian; tesserae
quartzite; tesserae
glass; tesserae
Egyptian blue; tesserae
shell

Dimension(s):

height, 1.10, m
width, 0.80, m
depth, 0.535, m

Acquisition:

given; 1910; Marks, Murray

Documentation:

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1982. Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): Pevensey Pressp. 197

Jashemski, W. F.. 1979. Gardens of Pompeii, Herculaneum and the villas destroyed by Vesuvius.
67 fig.108

Vassilika, E.. 1998. Greek and Roman Art.
p.132-133, no.64

Joly in ed. G. Picard and H.Stern. 1965. La Mosaique Greco-Romaine.
57f

Strong, D.. Brown, D. (eds.). 1976. Roman crafts.
230

Sear, F.. 1976. Roman wall and vault mosaics.
no.47 pl.48, fig.361

1960. The Cambridge ancient history.
Pl.IV 172-173

Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum. An illustrated souvenir of the collections.
22-23 no.17

1966. [Unknown: Apollo February 1966].
Source Title: Apollo(February-)

Illustrated on cover

1959. [Unknown: EAC 2 (1959)].
Source Title: Etudes d'Archeologie Classique, Annales de l'Est 2 ()

104 n.1, pl.xxv, fig.11

Accession:

Object Number: GR.159.1910
(Antiquities)
(record id: 68584; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-05-14)

(Picture Cabinet reference : 701836)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/68584





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