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Mosaic

Mosaics are images created by setting many small pieces of glass, stone, or other materials into a surface — and they're one of the oldest forms of artwork in the world. Mesopotamian mosaics have been found dating to 3000 BCE, and mosaics were a cornerstone of interior design and architecture in Ancient Greece, Rome and all over the Islamic world

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Mosaic Floor with Head of Medusa

115 CE-150 CE

Floor Mosaic with Ktisis

500 CE-550 CE

Portable Icon with the Virgin Eleousa

1300

Mihrab — Prayer Niche

755 CE-1355

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The stone that glows like human skin

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