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Updated: 14 April 2015
Mosaic pavement; stone; one of seven sections of a large pavement, whose hunting scenes formed the principal motif of a mosaic; horseman in front of a villa; in grey, black, white, bistre, red, pink, brown, blue and buff colours; large tree picked out in grey-green and dark blue; field has plants with red flowers.
- Excavated/Findspot: Carthage, The mosaic comes from Bord-Djedid near the site of Carthage.
- Height: 1.69 metres
- Length: 2.45 metres
D. Buckton, Byzantium: Treasures of Byzantine Art and Culture, London, 1994, no 55a;
J. Freed, Bringing Carthage Home. The Excavations of Nathan Davis 1856-1859, Oxford, 184-6, pls. 8-9.
Exhibition catalogue, Das Konigreich der Vandalen (Badisches Landesmuseums, Karlsruhe 2009), Kat. 156, p. 237
In set with 1967,0405.15-17 In set with 1967,0405.19-21
2009 24 Oct-2010 21 Feb, Germany, Karlsruhe, Badisches Landesmuseum, Heirs of the Empire in North Africa - The Kingdom of the Vandals
2001 26 May-03 Sep, Sweden, Vänarmo, Vandalorum Museum, The True Story of the Vandals
Excavated at Bordj-Djedid in 1857.
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- 1860,1002.132 (? (G&R))
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Object reference number: MCB4497
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