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Tessellated Pavement, Wroxeter Roman City

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English Heritage

This small amount of mosaic example what the flooring would have looked like. The mosaics found during excavation date to AD 150. It had a scalloped border made of blue and white mosaics, these cubes are known as tesserae, and are situated on the internal side of the Old Work.

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  • Title: Tessellated Pavement, Wroxeter Roman City
  • Location: Wroxeter, near Shrewsbury
  • Type: Site
  • Original Source: WROXETER ROMAN CITY
  • Rights: English Heritage
  • Photographer: Joe Adamczewski

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