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Roman mosaics from Rudston,Brantingham and Horkstow

D.J Smith

Roman mosaics from Rudston,Brantingham and Horkstow

by D.J Smith

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Published by City of Kingston upon Hull Museums and Art Galleries in Hull .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1953.

Statementby D.J.Smith.
SeriesHull Museum Publication -- No.215
ContributionsKingston upon Hull Museums and Art Galleries.
The Physical Object
Pagination30p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18521861M

3rd century 4th century acres animals appear Arch archaeological Barton Farm baths Belgic Bignor Brading British bronze building busts Casterton Celtic Chedworth Chi-Rho coins Columella Corinian school corridor house courtyard cupids D.J. Smith decorated Dorset economic enclosure evidence example excavation feet Fifehead Neville figure. This mosaic, known as the 'Venus Mosaic' comes from the floor of a Roman villa discovered in Rudston, East Yorkshire in by a farmer who was ploughing his field. It shows a lively figure of a woman in the centre of a circle. She is naked and her long hair is flowing wildly.

Mosaic - Mosaic - Roman mosaics: Eager to adopt the artistic culture of the Hellenized eastern Mediterranean, the Romans introduced mosaic in this exquisite form in both their domestic architecture and their places of worship. Pompeii has yielded a host of opus vermiculatum works datable to the 2nd or 1st century bce. Among these the most famous is the Battle of Issus, found in the Casa del. The Roman mosaics from Rudston, Brantingham and Horkstow 1 copy; Canals: Railway Modeller Scenic Series No. 1 1 copy; Horse Drawn Commercial Vehicles (Discovering) 1 copy; Flights of Fancy: short story anthology, volume 1 (Contributor) 1 copy; Over the Lickey! 1 copy; Romano-British mosaics in the third century 1 copy (show all 17 works).

  Here’s a few of the mosaics. The Horkstow Mosaic. At the villa site at Horkstow an enormous 15m x 6m mosaic was found, the second largest Roman mosaic found in Britain. It’s fragmentary and has been displayed in pieces around a recreation of a Roman atrium house.   Facts about Roman Mosaics tell us the interesting information about a mosaic produced during the Roman Era. The public and private buildings in the Roman Republic and Roman Empire featured the mosaics. They were considered as the luxurious items to have in Rome.


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Rudston has some of the finest and well-known but all three are represented by good coloured plates or reconstruction diagrams. Paperback. 30 pages. Roman Mosaics from Rudston, Brantingham and Horkstow.

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[D J Smith; Kingston upon Hull Museums and Art Galleries.]. The Roman Mosaics from Rudston, Brantingham and Horkstow by D. Smith PHd, FSAPublished by City of Kingston Upon Hull Museums & Art Galleries32 page booklet describing the Roman mosaics. illustrated in B&W and colour.

Author: Smith, D J. Date: Reference No: L (DUP) Publication Information: City of Kingston upon Hull museums and art galleries,   Roman mosaics from Rudston, Brantingham and Horkstow.

City of Kingston upon Hull Museums and Art Galleries Whitwell, B. The Roman Mosaics from Rudston, Brantingham and Horkstow Paperback – 1 Jan. by D J Smith (Author)Author: D J Smith.

Smith, D.J. The Roman Mosaics from Rudston, Brantingham and Horkstow, Kingston upon Hull. The Story of the Horkstow Mosaic Romans Through the Looking Glass: Roman Glassware The Rudston Charioteer Mosaic The Rudston Aquatic Mosaic The Horkstow Mosaic The Oldest 'Ball' in Britain History of the Hull & East Riding Museum The Brantingham Geometric Mosaics The Rudston Swastika Mosaic Everything you always wanted to know about mosaics.

VENUS MOSAIC FROM RUDSTON This early to mid-4th-century CE mosaic was discovered during ploughing in It was laid down in the principal wing of a major villa 6 miles west of Bridlington Bay, which was built over a former Iron Age site.

Rudston Roman Villa by Stead I and a great selection of related books, The Roman Mosaics From Rudston, Brantingham and Horkstow. Smith, D.J.

This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. But in the same To ynbee (in ‘Review of e Roman Mosaics fro m Rudston, Brantingham and Hork stow ’, by D.J.

Smith, Britannia 8 [], ) says ‘ TA VRVS OMICIDA. The Charioteer Mosaic was found in at a Romano-British villa at Rudston, East Yorkshire. It dates to the 4th century AD and would have graced a dining room in the house of a wealthy family. It was uncovered in by labourers making a kitchen garden at Horkstow Hall in Lincolnshire and would have graced a large hall at a very wealthy and sophisticated 4th century Roman villa.

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Author. Publisher. An Introduction to Romano-British Mosaics Mosaic floors made of small cubes (tesserae) were introduced to Britain by the Romans. Soon after the Roman invasion in 43 CE, craftsmen arrived from overseas to lay mosaics in rich people’s houses.

Mosaics were made throughout the RomanFile Size: KB. Roman Mosaics from Rudston, Brantingham and Horkstow by D. Smith Roman Mosaics from Rudston, Brantingham and Horkstow by D. Smith (pp.

) Review by: J. Toynbee. The Greetwell mosaics were found in approximately the area of the current Lincoln hospital during ironstone mining from –94, with their discovery commemorated by the modern street-name 'Roman Pavement'.

The mosaics discovered here have been described as being of 'palatial scale and quality' and were part of the decorative scheme of an exceptionally large Roman villa-palace, which.

Paving Roman Aldborough: Mosaics and their Makers Will Wootton, King’s College Saturday 5th September Having conducted extensive research on mosaics throughout the world Will Wootton, lecturer in Roman Art at King’s College, London kindly agreed to journey north and share some of his extensive knowledge with the Friends of Roman Aldborough.

Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of results for Books: "roman mosaics" Skip to .The Horkstow, Harpham, Rudston and Brantingham mosaics, which are considered among the finest in the country, decorate the walls and floors of the Hull and East Riding Museum’s Roman galleries.Smith D.

J. Smith, The Roman AMfosaics from Rudston, Brantingham and Horkstow () Smith D. J. Smith, 'Mythological figures and scenes in Romano-British mosaics', in J. Munby and M. Henig (eds.), Roman Life and Art in Britain, BAR 41 (),