Reference numberRBO/20/30
Alternative reference numberRBO.20.292
Title'An Account of the famous Mosaic Pavement found in the Temple of Fortune at Praeneste [Palestrina] together with an Explanation thereof'
DescriptionPavement was first found by Cardinal Barberini - interpreter believes that there is a description of Egypt in commemoration of the actions of Alexander the Great
Read to the Royal Society on 17 March 1736
Extent10 sides
Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/17 page 66
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