cyclopean masonry

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a primitive style of masonry characterized by use of massive stones of irregular shape and size

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Dancing ensues as the procession leaves for its serpentine 1 1/2-mile procession up to Sacsahuaman, a promontory whose name means "Falcon's Crest." Here, unknown masons shaped heavy boulders--one stands 27 feet and weighs more than 300 tons--into mammoth cyclopean walls without the use of mortar.