Mosaic fragment

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.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
522/1989/3
Category
Antiquities
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collector Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Material
stone | pottery | mortar | |
Common Name
mosaic fragment
Simple Name
mosaic
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Production Town

Production Date
60
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mosaic, part of cantharus vessel