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Roman mosaics in Dorchester

These photos, taken at Dorset County Museum are shown by kind permission and may not be reproduced elsewhere.

roman mosaic urn This urn is part of a mosaic pavement discovered at Olga Road, Dorchester in 1899. There are more details from it below.

guilloche pattern

detail of tessarae

 

introduction

sea god mosaic

sea god mosaic (2)

Durngate Street mosaic

Olga Road mosaic

the Roman townhouse, Dorchester

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roman tesserae

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