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Look at what I found on the Online Galleries website!
All with old handwritten labels
1st – 2nd Century AD
‘Roman antiquities – 1. Roman Lamp from Hadrian’s villa, Tibur’. The base of the pottery lamp with another label giving the same provenance.
‘Pavement from Hadrian’s Bath’s Rome’. The floor fragment with same inscription in ink.
‘Marbles from the Palace of the Caesar’s Rome’. A green straw porphyry floor inlay bearing the same provenance in ink, and two red porphyry floor inlays inscribed in ink ‘Rome’. Another of Sienna marble inscribed ‘Pal. of the Caesars, Rome’. All of these pieces are from a Roman inlaid variegated marble floor.
‘Pompeii – 1. small fragments of pottery – 2. pavement from Sallust’s House – 3. piece of the Temple of Jupiter – 4. fragment from Pompeii – 5. Roman bronze coins. – A fragment of red painted wall fresco labelled ‘Herculaneum’, and a piece of marble sculpture inscribed ‘Eleusis, temple of Ceres’’.