Origin of travertine
Examples from the Web for travertine
Historical Examples of travertine
They are built of blocks of red tufa, with facing of travertine.Pagan and Christian Rome
The ground floor corridor is wainscoted in rosy-tan Montana travertine.North Dakota
The tufa and travertine wall is erected on the travertine pavement of the Comitium.
This has been heightened by a travertine wall of the republican period.
The walls of the cella were built of travertine faced with marble.Old Rome
Word Origin for travertine
1797, from Italian travertino "a kind of building stone," from Latin tiburtinus, from Tiburs, adjective from Tibur (modern Tivoli), region in Latium.