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All the Roman mosaics that depict scenes or geometric shapes date from after the first century AD as true mosaics using the opus tessellated, small coloured ceramics, did not exist before this date. In Italy from this date the popular mosaic style were mosaic designs of black tesserae against a white background but very few examples of this style exists in Roman African mosaics. The next development of mosaics in the first half of the second century AD saw the inclusion of polychrome,...
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