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Flashcards in Materials Deck (10):
1

What 3 stone were used?

Tufa, limestone and travertine

2

What marble was used?

White marble and coloured marble

3

What was tufa?

Solidified volcanic mud

4

Strength of limestone?

Fire-resistant

5

What happens to travertine when its exposed to air?

Hardens

6

What colours could the coloured marble be?

Yellow, green, grey and red

7

What was a benefit of concrete over stone?

Cheaper

8

What is concrete made out of?

Its a mortar, made of lime, sand and water

9

What is opus incertum?

Wall facing consisting of small stones set irregularly

10

What were walls made out of?

Aggregate consisting of rubble