Definitions for "Opus sectile"
Keywords:  sectile, tesserae, mosaic, paving, rome
paving stones larger than the typical mosaic tesserae set in a geometrical or stylized pattern
Paving or wall decoration made of shaped tiles of colored stone of marble.
(Latin, "cut work") Decoration on a wall or floor, made by fitting together flat elements of different shapes and colors. The ancient Romans sometimes used glass to make opus sectile ornament.