Why Do Lintels Grow So Well

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Mike Pagratis Art History Reading Questions Due: 10/6/16 Ch 1 Reading Questions 4) Post and Lintel Construction is made when giant structures are standing upright; these are called the posts. The lintels are the horizontal structures that are placed on top of the posts. The main structural limitations are the lintels cannot be extremely heavy and they have to be well supported by the posts, or else they can fall down. The most popular example that is also in our text is Stonehenge on page 18. 5) Corbeling is when rocks are stacked on top of each other, and they end up meeting at the top where one stone is placed to join the two structures. On page 17, you can see corbeling where the different size stones are stacked on top of one another,
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