University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 50-1-134
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Italy
Latium
Tivoli
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Stone
Plaster
Outside Diameter:8.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. R. Hare Davis, 1950

Description

10 irregular rows of small white cubes. In four of the rows there are isolated colored cubes, red and black. The mosaic is set in fairly hard plaster. A very old label with the piece says: "Antique coloured mosaic from Villa of Adrian, bot [sic] at Temple of Vesta at Tivoli."


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