Photo Album: Mosque - Cathedral of Cordoba Spain/Roman Column

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Roman column used by Moors in the construction of the Great Mosque of Cordoba

Photo by J. Entrenas - ©2005

Columns were one of the largest expenses in building the Great Mosque of Cordoba, so when they could be taken from other buildings throughout the region it represented great savings. Here what appears to be a Roman column re-used by the Moors.

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