22 juin 2010

For Sale: One of the Most Significant Archaeological Projects of Recent Times

The Orpheus Pavement, a 20th Century reconstruction of the Great Pavement of Woodchester, comprising approximately 1.6 million fired clay tesserae, overall size 47' x 47' (2,209 square feet or 205 square metres), currently installed at Prinknash Abbey. EPA/CHORLEY'S. LONDON.- One of the most significant archaeological projects of recent times - a reconstruction of the great Orpheus pavement - is to be sold by Chorley’s on Thursday, 24th June 2010. Made from 1.6 million pieces of small, hand-cut clay blocks called tesserae, the... [Lire la suite]
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