Ancient Art

Mosaic Fragments

ca. A.D. 200–600

Mosaic: limestone tesserae

Gift of John Crockett
2008.216.88
Culture: 
Tunisian, Roman
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Given to J. Crockett in June, 1971, by the Tunisian grandfather of a U.S. Embassy, Tunis driver (Kamoun). From a two-person Roman grave in the family's wheatfield near the amphitheater of El Djem.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 143.

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