Cubic capital from the edge of the arched portico in the Court of the Myrtles, or Patio de los Arrayanes, built in the 14th century under Yusuf I, in the Comares Palace, Alhambra Palace, Granada, Andalusia, Southern Spain. The Alhambra was begun in the 11th century as a castle, and in the 13th and 14th centuries served as the royal palace of the Nasrid sultans. The huge complex contains the Alcazaba, Nasrid palaces, gardens and Generalife. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Cubic capital from the edge of the arched portico in the Court of the Myrtles, or Patio de los Arrayanes, built in the 14th century under Yusuf I, in the Comares Palace, Alhambra Palace, Granada, Andalusia, Southern Spain. The Alhambra was begun in the 11th century as a castle, and in the 13th and 14th centuries served as the royal palace of the Nasrid sultans. The huge complex contains the Alcazaba, Nasrid palaces, gardens and Generalife. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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