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Opus latericium was the dominant form of wall construction in the imperial era. In the time of the architectural writer Vitruvius, opus latericium seems to have designated structures built using unfired mud bricks.
- Roth, Leland M. (1993). Understanding Architecture: Its Elements, History and Meaning (First ed.). Boulder, CO: Westview Press. p. 222. ISBN 0-06-430158-3.
- Roger B. Ulrich; Caroline K. Quenemoen (10 October 2013). A Companion to Roman Architecture. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 493–. ISBN 978-1-118-32514-8.
- Vitruvius De Architectura 2.8 http://latin.packhum.org/loc/1056/1/0#26
- Opus caementicium, Roman walls showing opus latericium and other forms
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