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Mounted fragments of Roman glass, mosaic tesserae and painted wall plaster (Fresco) excavated in London, c.1939, Full Provenance. SOLD
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c.3rd/4th Century A.D. A nicely mounted fragment of high quality Roman glass (rim segment from glass bowl or cup), a large limestone tesserae from a moasic floor and a decent segment of painted wall plaster (Fresco) excavated in London. All items still mounted on the original 1930's stand up card display board and come from a group of assorted Roman artefacts excavated from the same site in London c.1939 and hails from an Amateur Archaeologists own private collection amassed during the 1930's and all the items also once formed part of a Museum display as various display signage and labelling accompanied the collection. All items in this particular Roman group were unearthed at a depth of 24 feet below Western Union House, 22 Great Winchester Street, London during re-inforcement work to a basement air raid shelter. An affordable and interesting couple of  Roman items from Britains capital, Display board 154mm wide x 103mm tall, Glass rim section 32mm x 20mm, tesserae 30mm x18mm x 12mm, wall plaster 45mm x 37mm x 8mm.