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Vine St Leicester Roman Townhouse Mosaic Floors And Tesserae

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posted on 2023-08-08, 11:04 authored by ULAS

  

Group of 5 images, Vine St excavations selected images of the mosaic floors and tesserae from the Roman townhouse: -

VineSt_Mosaic1Working.jpg

Image of Vine St site, working shot of mosaic excavation. Specialists cleaning and conserving decorated mosaic fragment on site.

VineSt_Mosaic2Working.jpg

Image of Vine St site, working shot of mosaic excavation. Archaeologist excavating small area of surviving mosaic tessellated floor.

VineSt_Working_2.jpg

Image of Vine St site, working shot looking south showing hypocaust heating system, consisting of pilae tile stacks. This may have been a temporary build, as there was no stoke room, stoke hole or sooting directly associated with this.

VineSt_WorkingMosaic_3.jpg

Image of Vine St site, working shot of mosaic excavation. Archaeologist excavating and cleaning small area of surviving mosaic tessellated floor.

VineStMosaic.jpg

Image of Vine St site, working shot of mosaic decoration after exposing and cleaning. Building 1M, east range, late 3rd early 4th century.

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