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Opus Incertum, Architecture (Photo Archive)

Opus Incertum

Construction technique with irregular stones covering a cement core Architecture / Lexicon

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Opus incertum is a building technique using irregularly shaped stones inserted into a core of opus caementicium.

This technique was used from the beginning of the 2nd century BCE. It was later mostly superceded by opus quasi reticulatum and opus reticulatum.

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