Unlike their Herodian counterpart, these tiles were cut from local stone, in units based on the inch. These tiles decorated the floors in the Dome of the Rock which was converted into a church – the Templum Domini during this period. Here, we have reconstructed floor patterns based on tiles found in the sifting. Similar patterns can be seen to this day in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and in the Dome of the Rock.
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