Spicilegium Romanum

Name of text:

Spicilegium Romanum

Author of text: Onofrio Panvinio
Date of text: 16th century
Date of person in text: 1529-68
Name of structure in text: S. Petronilla, Oratory of S. Michael
Type of structure in text: chapel
Date of structure in text 4th century
Century of structure 1: 4 AD
Century of structure 2: 13 AD
Country in text: Italy
Region in text: Lazio
City in text: Rome
Specific place of mosaic in text: Ceiling
Description of mosaic in text: Ornately gilded mosaic
Mosaic date in text: 4 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? Yes
Colour descriptions in text:

OnofrioPanvinio, apud Mai, Spicilegium Romanum, t. ix, p. 260, quoted in Eugene Muntz, ‘The Lost Mosaics of Rome IV to IX Century’, The American Journal of Archaeology and of the History of the Fine Arts, 2.3 (1886), 295-313, see pp. 297-8

Comments: These mosaics adorned the oratory of S. Michael, situated in the portico before the church of S. Petronilla

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