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The Roman mosaic glass of Northern Italy

Giuliana M. Facchini

The Roman mosaic glass of Northern Italy

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by Giuliana M. Facchini

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Published by Et in Milano .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catalogs,
  • Ancient Glassware,
  • Roman Glassware,
  • Northern Italy,
  • Excavations (Archaeology),
  • Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGiuliana M. Facchini ; [translated by Frank Gordon]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK5107.3 .F32713 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p. :
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25309660M
    ISBN 109788886752626
    LC Control Number2012400354

    A creamy buff color, made of small, local stone, she found the mosaic on the floor of a Roman room. Only a few of the small cubes of stone on the floor have been uncovered, Heritage Daily reports.   Look at the expression on this horse’s face! Mosaic: Earliest mosaics were made years ago! The Greeks were creating, or as they would say, ‘painting’ mosaics before the Romans - then with the spread of the Roman Empire, mosaics were created in many more places - .

      Some of the best Byzantine mosaics in Italy are at St. Mark's Basilica in Venice Wow—not only is St. Mark’s Basilica gorgeous, but it has 8, square meters of mosaic! The ceiling mosaics inside, like this one, mostly date to the 12th century, and show scenes from the New Testament.   Ancient Roman mosaic that depicts bikini girls. Over the years, bikini became more and popular and today we can find it all fashion shops. The precursor of bikini was a band called strophium (or fascia, fasciola, taenia, and mamillare), probably a long piece of cotton or linen cloth wrapped around the breasts to hold them or even compress them.

    NEW Marble Mosaic Cutting Strips are now available! These are perfect for cutting into small tile like those in ancient roman and greek mosaics. NEW at Mosaic Art Supply: Glass Triangle Tiles We now have Version 2 of our Outliners™ Mosaic Sticks — with a lower price! Shop by Color! Browse materials by color and find what you need easier. Roman Mosaics. Mosaic is often considered to be a Roman art because of the wealth of mosaics found in Italy and provinces of the Roman Empire. “Pavements of this type have been found by the hundred thousand in buildings of the Roman period from northern Britain to Libya, from the Atlantic coast to the Syrian desert,” says one source.


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