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View of a reconstruction of a Roman living room. This reconstruction shows a living room of a wealthy London house in c300 AD. It is on show at the Roman gallery, Museum of London. The mosaic floor was found in 1869 during the reconstruction of Queen Victoria Street. The mosaic is made of various coloured cubes of stone and ceramic. It was revelead to the public in 1869. The reconstruction setting is of similar date and the wall painting is based on plaster fragments from Austin Friars. The furniture consists of replicas but all the artifacts come from Roman London.
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