False arch


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(Arch.) a member having the appearance of an arch, though not of arch construction.

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The Temple of the Frescoes is embellished with a corbel arch, or false arch, and the frescoes inside depict the three worlds of the Maya--heaven, earth and the netherworld.
Both true and false arches give beauty to the palace.
Before this, false arches were made from horizontal stones or bricks, but that central brick did not support much weight.