Mosaic

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Irano-Roman fluir mosaic detail frae the palace o Shapur I at Bishapur.

A mosaic is a piece o airt or eemage made frae the assemblage o smaw pieces o coloured gless, stane, or ither materials. It is eften used in decorative airt or as interior decoration. Maist mosaics are made o small, flat, rouchly square, pieces o stane or gless o different colours, kent as tesserae. Some, especially fluir mosaics, are made o smaw roondit pieces o stane, an cried "pebble mosaics". Ithers are made o ither materials.