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This is the east side of the Palace. Construction technology is evident with the frieze. The body of Puuc structures consists of a mass of rubble and mortar. To this is added facing stones that have been accurately sized, smoothly finished, and then carefully fitted together. In section, they are very thin, forming a veneer that adheres to the surface of the wall. Mosaic elements are independently carved to create a variety of motifs. For the most part, the elements are standardized forms, created by minor craftsmen, and then carefully fixed in place.

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  • Copyright: Ken Boulter (Sardonik) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 496] (1533)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-05-15
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/4, 1/1300 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-02-24 4:25
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