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Notes on the Geography of Spain: Granada: the Palaces of the Alhambra: Photo 14

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We've moved into that second or Comares courtyard. Again there are columns and spandrels.  Richard Ford noted shrewdly that "the slim columns would appear unequal to the superincumbent weight were not the spandrels lightened by perforated ornaments."

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