How to use Tesserae in a sentence

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  • The fondi d'oro suggested the manufacture of plaques of gold which could be broken up into tesserae for use in mosaics.

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  • The first border in finer tesserae is of blue triangles set in light gray.

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  • Students will be taught how to design, choose color, lay and stick tesserae.

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  • The small tesserae found in the filling would have related to the mosaic decoration of the dome.

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  • The pavement consists partly of opus Alexandrinum of red and green porphyry mixed with marbles, partly of tesselated work of glass and marble tesserae.

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  • Tapping all over the floor area with a small rubber mallet highlighted the areas where the tesserae were not fixed to the bed.

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  • You place tesserae of the desired color in the spaces, cutting and fitting smaller shapes if neccessary.

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  • The outer border is as elsewhere, set with the larger tesserae, within which the main decorative panel was placed.

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  • The tiles and ceramic tesserae used in the mosaics were made at the factory, but the deep red tesserae were imported.

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  • They were made in vitreous glass tesserae, using the reverse method, by Greenwich Mural Workshop.

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  • The Venus head was flanked by peacocks, the colors of which were enhanced by the use of glass tesserae.

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  • No laid tesserae were found, but many loose ones and some small mosaic tesserae.

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  • We obtained colored marble tesserae and technical advice from the Mosaic Workshop in London.

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  • There was a central corridor with a floor made of red terracotta tesserae and inlaid mosaic panels.

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  • By the end of the 3rd century BC mosaics with pebbles were being replaced by those with tesserae made from stone and glass.

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  • Besides busts and figurines, which belong as a rule to the Greek period, the smaller objects usually found are earthen pitchers and lamps, glass-wares, tesserae and gems. Of buildings which can be called architectural few specimens now exist on Phoenician soil, for the reason that for ages the inhabitants have used the ruins as convenient quarries.

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  • The tiles and ceramic tesserae used in the mosaics were made at the factory, but the deep red tesserae used in the mosaics were made at the factory, but the deep red tesserae were imported.

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