Hercules and the Hydra | creativity and healing: Typhon, Hercules, Nemean Lion, Hydra, Cerberus

Hercules and the Hydra | creativity and healing: Typhon, Hercules, Nemean Lion, Hydra, Cerberus

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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.

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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

(Top to bottom) Roman mosiac types, in the home: opus tessellatum; opus sectile; opus signinum.

(Top to bottom) Roman mosiac types, in the home: opus tessellatum; opus sectile; opus signinum.

Rimini, mosaico di una domus, in opus tessellatum, appartenente a un grande armatore

Rimini, mosaico di una domus, in opus tessellatum, appartenente a un grande armatore

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Opus_Tessellatum_00

"Autumnus", IV century, Villa Romana de las Tiendas, province de Badajoz.  The mosaic was made with the technique "opus tessellatum".

"Autumnus", IV century, Villa Romana de las Tiendas, province de Badajoz. The mosaic was made with the technique "opus tessellatum".

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