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Architectural detail of the Puerta de San Ildefonso, built under Al-Hakam II in the 10th century, one of the West facade entrances to the Cathedral-Great Mosque of Cordoba, on the Calle Torrijos in Cordoba, Andalusia, Southern Spain. This detail shows the intricately carved vegetal patterns, red brick and mosaic work of a fluted arch. The first church built here by the Visigoths in the 7th century was split in half by the Moors, becoming half church, half mosque. In 784, the Great Mosque of...
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