nero antico

ne·​ro an·​ti·​co | \¦nā(ˌ)rōˌan‧ˈtē(ˌ)kō, rōˌän‧-\

Definition of nero antico 

: an ornamental black marble found in fragments among Roman ruins and believed to have come from ancient Laconia

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History and Etymology for nero antico

Italian, literally, ancient black

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