Roman pavement discovered

Engraving of Roman PavementOn March 1854, a mosaic pavement from Roman Londinium was discovered beneath the Excise Office between Bishopgate Street and Broad Street. Image: Engraving, “Tessellated Pavement,” from Charles Roach Smith’s Illustrations of Roman London (1859). This image is in the public domain in the United States as its copyright has expired.


Virginia Zimmerman, "On Accidental Archaeology"

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