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travertine


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Ochre-, amber-, or cream-coloured textured limestone (also called a marble), pitted with irregular holes, and with random dark graining, found in the Tiber Valley near Rome, and used since Antiquity for paving, cladding, etc.

W. McKay (1957);W. Papworth (1892);Rodolico (1953)

Subjects: Art.


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