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Ceiling of the Villaviciosa Chapel, built under Alfonso X in the 13th century, with 8 ribs intersecting, central dome and shell shapes, in the Cathedral-Great Mosque of Cordoba, in Cordoba, Andalusia, Southern Spain. This chapel served as the sanctuary until the 16th century cathedral was built. 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 Cordoba was begun in its place and...
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