Opus tessellatum mosaic (3rd century); the refers to the mainly vertical rows in the main background behind the animal, where tiles are not also aligned to form horizontal rows.

Opus tessellatum mosaic (3rd century); the refers to the mainly vertical rows in the main background behind the animal, where tiles are not also aligned to form horizontal rows.

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Opus sectile i opus tessellatum.

Opus sectile i opus tessellatum.

Mosaique les 12 travaux d'Hercule - fragment Hercule et l'hydre - 200-250ans après JC - en provenance de Liria (Espagne) - Musée archéologique de Madrid

Mosaique les 12 travaux d'Hercule - fragment Hercule et l'hydre - 200-250ans après JC - en provenance de Liria (Espagne) - Musée archéologique de Madrid

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cripta-rasponi-opus-tessellatum

MAN. Busto masculino, finales del siglo II. Mosaico de decoración arquitectónica. Mármol y caliza, opus tessellatum, 88 X 85. Procede de Aranjuez, Madrid. | by c0ntraband

MAN. Busto masculino, finales del siglo II. Mosaico de decoración arquitectónica. Mármol y caliza, opus tessellatum, 88 X 85. Procede de Aranjuez, Madrid. | by c0ntraband

Octavia Cook, Ponytail Opus Tessellatum, 2009

Octavia Cook, Ponytail Opus Tessellatum, 2009

Opus tessellatum mosaic (3rd century AD) | Latin name for the normal technique of Greek and Roman mosaic, made from tesserae that are larger than about 4 mm. Tesserae -  is an individual tile, usually formed in the shape of a cube, used in creating a mosaic. It is also known as an abaciscus or abaculus.

Opus tessellatum mosaic (3rd century AD) | Latin name for the normal technique of Greek and Roman mosaic, made from tesserae that are larger than about 4 mm. Tesserae - is an individual tile, usually formed in the shape of a cube, used in creating a mosaic. It is also known as an abaciscus or abaculus.

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opus sectile flooring from the house of the faun. materials were cut and placed into floors and walls to create patterns. this was a moderately expensive type of flooring.

opus sectile flooring from the house of the faun. materials were cut and placed into floors and walls to create patterns. this was a moderately expensive type of flooring.

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