¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 A custodian guards the large doorway, and within we found many tourists rambling around the ruins. We wandered through many acres of rooms large and small (one of the large ones is shown below). The whole is built of brick which has withstood the lapse of time admirably. The thinnest inside walls are five to six feet thick.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Masses of the walls six to eight feet in diameter have fallen and lay in detached lumps like boulders showing the extreme tenacity of the mortar used in those days- And to that fact is due the preservation of so many brick walls from 1800 to 2500 years old.
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Large patches on the broken walls are still covered with the hard stone mosaic in different colors each piece about a half inch square and nearly an inch deep-showing the interior to have been elegantly decorated.