In 1933, Rudston, East Yorkshire, a farmer ploughing his field unearthed the remains of an ancient Roman Villa containing large intact floor mosaics dating back to the latter 3rd century AD. This mosaic was heavily damaged.
It has been hypothesized that although the design in Roman, it has been suggested that due to the style of the piece that the craftsman was a native Briton.
These images were taken during the original excavation. The mosaics were taken off the site and are now on display at Hull and East Riding Museum.
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