mosaic (Scope note)

The term 'mosaic' should be used when it is not possible to determine whether a floor, wall or other type, e.g. when recording a mosaic fragment. The term 'tessera' should only be used for isolated tesserae, ie. not part of a mosaic. The Technique 'mosaic' should be added to all records for Object Name 'mosaic' or its Narrow Terms, apart from 'tessera'.