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Davis Discoveries Spring 2018 Symposium: The Antioch Mosaic

Presented by Wellesley College at The Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley MA

May 04 2018
Davis Discoveries Spring 2018 Symposium: The Antioch Mosaic

A discussion about the history, excavation, conservation, and display of Antioch Mosaics

In the 1930s, the city of Antioch—an important capital of the Eastern Roman Empire—was excavated by a consortium of institutions, which subsequently received mosaics for their collections throughout the world. Wellesley’s Antioch mosaic, dated to the 5th century C.E., was installed on campus in 1936 and has since been central to the Wellesley art collection. In 2016, the Davis reinstalled its permanent collections, a project that required the migration of the Antioch mosaic from the

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