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A mosaic is a form of art whereby small tiles or fragments of pottery (known as 'tesserae') are used to create a pattern or picture. These were used in ancient times for interior decoration, and are particularly associated with Roman dwellings, but have continued through the ages, and many modern examples exist.

See also Mosaic web browser

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