Mosaic fragment

Description
This fragment of floor mosaic is from the Roman legionary bath-house. It probably shows part of a jar called a ‘cantharus’, and is among the earliest mosaics in Britain.
Accession Loan No.
522/1989/3
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Common Name
mosaic fragment
Simple Name
mosaic
Full Name
mosaic, part of cantharus vessel
Dimensions
whole length 115 mm; whole W 90 mm; whole H 50 mm
Cultural Group
Roman
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Production Date
60
Family Group

Material
stone; pottery; mortar
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Collection Site Name
Cathedral Close
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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