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05/09/2007
The works they build


Near the village Raftanaioi of Tzoumerka, at the river Araxthos, there is the famous historical bridge of Plaka, built in 1866 by the renowned head stone mason from Pramanta Kostas Bekas. It has a single arch, with an arch gallery in the form of landings and is....

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05/09/2007
The tools and materials they used


Every mason brought with him two blankets rolled up, and with a rope he put them diagonally over his shoulder and the pouch, the torvas, which was made of leather or thick white cloth, canvas, that held his tools. The technical means and tools they had available to them were very simple, and this accentuates their skill even more.

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