Above the Hall of the Half Orange, Alcázar; Sevilla, Spain

Above the Hall of the Half Orange, Alcázar; Sevilla, Spain

The beautiful dome ceiling in the Salón de Embajadores, with its intricate interlaced wooden patterns (a style called Artesonado) has led to the room being known as the Hall of the Half Orange.  The dome, meant to symbolize the universe, was added to the Hall of Ambassadors in 1427.

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