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Original Filename: rg003137_d01.jpg
Description: Photographic print of an excavation by Pitt-Rivers of a Roman villa at Iwerne, Dorset.

Annotated on the reverse '(This is rather a dark print) / General view of Roman Building at Iwerne (? Ibernium) taken from the west, showing all the foundations exposed to view during the autumn. The courses of flints in the main building were level, whilst those of the small secondary building to the north followed the slope of the ground. The plaster on the walls was only found at the west end of the building, a little of it can be seen in this photograph. The slabs of stone on the floor are Purbeck shale roofing tiles with nail-holes. Foundations of cross-walls were found as shown in photograph. The white pickets are fixed points in the big survey and some indicate the positions of pits.'
Categories: Timeline/ Roman (43-410), Timeline/ 1890s, Collections/ Archaeology, Learning Themes/ Victorians, Learning Themes/ Archaeology  
Copyright & Re-use
Show more details: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA
Caption: Photographic Print
Object or Artwork info
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): c1897-1900
Subject tags:
romano british
Other Keywords: dorset, villa
Latitude: 50.9228
Longitude: -2.205
File info
Size: 4.13 MB; 5569 x 3556 pixels; 472 x 301 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1473 x 941 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape
Administrative info
Linked Accession no.: RG003137
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