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Masonry that is constructed with diamond-shaped or square stones placed diagonally or crossing in a network.
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A decorative Roman wall facing, backed by a concrete core, formed of small pyramidal stones with their points embedded in the wall, their exposed square bases, set diagonally, forming a net-like pattern.
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