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Opus latericium

Opus latericium is a Roman form of construction in which course-laid brickwork is used to face a core of opus caementicium.[1] It was the dominant form of wall construction in the imperial era.[1]


  1. ^ a b Roth, Leland M. (1993). Understanding Architecture: Its Elements, History and Meaning, First, Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 222. ISBN 0-06-430158-3. 

Opus caementicium roman walls showing Opus latericium and other forms

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