Pompeii - Table of Contents .................. Architecture Around the World

2013 photos
Group 2 - Mosaics from Pompeii, Italy
in the
Naples, Italy, Museum

Mosaic: A pattern, either geometric or figurative, formed by inlaying small pieces of stone, tile, glass, or enamel into a cement, mortar, or plaster matrix.

Tesserae: An individual tile in a mosaic, usually formed in the shape of a cube.


Note mosaic at left (next illustration below)






Note octopus (detail below)



Detail - octopus







Detail - lion





Detail- cat



Photos and their arrangement 2013 Chuck LaChiusa
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