Category:Opus reticulatum

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English: Opus reticulatum (also known as reticulated work) is a form of brickwork used in ancient Roman architecture. It consists of diamond-shaped bricks of tuff which are placed around a core of opus caementicium. The diamond-shaped tufa blocks were placed with the pointed ends into the cement core at an angle of roughly π/4, so the square bases formed a diagonal pattern, and the pattern of mortar lines resembled a net. Reticulatum is the Latin term for net, and opus, the term for a work of art, thus the term literally translates to "net work".
Opus reticulatum 
Roman masonry in diamond-shaped bricks of tuff, covering a core of opus caementicium
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Opus reticulatum (es); Opus reticulatum (fr); Opera reticolata (it); Opus reticulatum (sv); 오푸스 레티쿨라툼 (ko); אופוס רטיקולאטום (he); Opus reticulatum (sh); Opus reticulatum (ca); Opus reticulatum (hr); Opus reticulatum (de); Opus reticulatum (fi); Opus reticulatum (en); أوبوس راتيكولاتوم (ar); Opus reticulatum (ru); Opus reticulatum (nl) Roman masonry in diamond-shaped bricks of tuff, covering a core of opus caementicium (en)

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