If the Terrace is at the outer side next the street, a perpendicular, mason-work, retaining wall may be constructed.
That there was a mass of sand laid over the tomb is strongly shown by the retaining wall around the top.
And remember, always in retaining walls to give plenty of batter; never build an upright wing-wall, or retaining wall.
The terrace structure has been substituted by a uniform slope with a retaining wall below.
Rick thought the row of rocks probably constituted a retaining wall, so that made it a terrace instead of a meadow.
The meadow ran perhaps a hundred and fifty feet from the road to the base of a retaining wall.
Dylara, seated just behind the retaining wall of the arena, watched Tharn's broad back pass through the little doorway.
Armed priests, stationed at the upper edge of the retaining wall, began to move uneasily among the seats to restore order.
He stumbled rather than walked to the retaining wall, and rested against it for support.
A couch had been placed near the retaining wall, so that he could rest upon it whenever he felt fatigued.