The stones were laid without mortar, and many of them are still in situ.
The term mortar, though not used Mortars.
In preparing the rice for use it is pounded in a wooden mortar to remove the husk, this work being almost always done by the women.
The potting must be done very firmly, using turfy loam with which a little mortar rubble has been mixed.
The public buildings are mostly constructed of broken stone and mortar, plastered outside and covered with red tiles, but the common dwellings are generally constructed of tapiarough trellis-work walls filled in with mud.