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House of Five Mosaics - Saint-Romain-en-Gal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 45° 31.834 E 004° 52.154
31T E 645957 N 5043591
Quick Description: This Roman archeological site is one of the most impressive located on the grounds of the Musee Gallo-Romain. A number of beautiful mosaics have been preserved in-situ.
Location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Date Posted: 10/7/2007 1:22:42 AM
Waymark Code: WM2BBT
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Chris777
Views: 57

Long Description:
The 480 m2 house dates from the second half of the 2nd century A.D.

The two mosaics with the most rich decoration are situated in two rooms of the southern wing of the house. The testify to the fact that these two rooms were used to receive visitors.

The two black and white mosaics decorate the walking spaces of the vestibule and the northern portico.

Don't miss the model in the exhibition hall which provides an idea of the what the house may have looked like when it was still standing.
Most Relevant Historical Period: Roman Empire > 27 B.C.

Admission Fee: Included in the museum entrance fee.

Opening days/times:
Open every day except Monday from 10:00 - 18:00

Condition: Partly intact or reconstructed

Web Site: Not listed

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