Late Roman / Byzantine mosaic with diamonds



ITEMMosaic with diamonds pattern
CULTURELate Roman / Byzantine
PERIOD4th – 7th Century A.D
DIMENSIONS177 cm x 108 cm, 150-200 kg
CONDITIONGood condition, some tesserae are missing
PROVENANCEEx German private collection, acquired between 1970 – 1980
DESCRIPTIONRectangular mosaic. Diamonds of reddish and grey tesserae form a regular pattern on a light background, with the horizontal lines offset by half a distance