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1m appeal to save mosaics

1m appeal to save mosaics
trefwoorden: Engeland - Fishbourne - romeinse tijd - 1e eeuw - mozaiek
The mosaics at one of Britain's most important Roman sites could be at risk unless 1m is raised by a public appeal.
A spokesman for Fishbourne Roman Palace, near Chichester in West Sussex, has said parts of the building have fallen into such a state of disrepair that the mosaics are now under threat.
Dating back to 43 AD, the site houses the largest in-situ collection of mosaics in Britain - of which the most famous is Cupid on a Dolphin.

Lees verder bij: BBC News (29 september 2003)