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Mosaic is a decorative art made from an aesthetic assemblage of small pieces of colored glass, stone, minerals, shells, pottery pieces or other material. Most mosaics are made of small, roughly square shaped tiles called tesserae (Latin for “cube”). The oldest known mosaics have been traced back to the 8th Century BC. These were black and white pebbles which were used by the Greeks to trace foot paths and decorate floor tiles. Following these initial uses of mosaic, the Romans improved the designs and started to use mosaic in a more sophisticated way, as a form of art on walls...

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