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Published by [Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies] in [London] .
Written in English


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Reprinted from Britannia, Vol.14, 1983.

Other titlesBritannia.
Statementby Roger Ling.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13906615M

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This thesis analyses the Roman mosaic of Neptune and the Seasons from La Chebba in Nortk Africa (Africa Proconsularis). The mosaic was exeavated in in a seaside', villa at La Chebba which is about 10 km. south of El Alia. The mosaic has rec~ived but brief mention in . An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Romano-British mosaic pavements; a history of their discovery, and a record and interpretation of their designs by Morgan, Thomas, Publication date Topics.   The main difference is that the section on wall-paintings, on which I have written extensively elsewhere, is now omitted. What remains is primarily a review of research into Romano-British mosaic pavements, with brief comments on other media (opus sectile, wall-mosaic, and stuccowork) appended in a concluding section. The nucleus of this review. An Introduction to Romano-British Mosaics Mosaic floors made of small cubes (tesserae) were introduced to Britain by the Romans. Soon after the Roman invasion in 43 CE, craftsmen arrived from overseas to lay mosaics in rich people’s houses. Mosaics were made throughout the Roman.

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