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tileAccession number: NN13078b
Production date: 1881-1920
Material: ceramic; earthenware
Measurements: H 356 mm; W 305 mm
Museum Section: Decorative Art
Summary: 'Art Nouveau' style rectangular terra cotta tile decorated with the figures of three men in medieval costume. On the left hand side on of the men is holding a stick. The figure in the centre is using a pair of compasses upon a sheet of paper which the figure to his right is also holding, behind this figure are a set of scales, a pestle and mortar and other medical equipement. Above the figures is inscribed 'ASTRONI../MATHEMATICA/MEDICINA'.
Location: Object stored at Mortimer Wheeler House (Ceramics and Glass store)
Category: Decorative tiles.