monumental stone

monumental stone

A dimension stone of adequate size and quality for use in carving a monument or a memorial.
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The model for a monumental stone statue in the garden of the Villa Arconati, Castellazzo di Bollate (an 18th-century villa just north of Milan), the asking price for this expressive rendition of the sculptor's first thoughts was 650,000 [euro].
Tongan traditions consistently hold that the first centre with chiefly and monumental stone architecture was built at Heketa in eastern Tongatapu before the removal of the chiefdom to Lapaha two to three generations later (Figure 1).
Ranging from monumental stone sculptures located in the store rooms of provincial Indian small- towns, to Chola bronzes from Tanjore, and manuscripts about magic painted for the Mughal Emperor Akbar from the library of the Nawabs of Rampur; the exhibition will provides a variety of artwork, many of which, have never been publicly exhibited or published.
His work centers primarily on monumental stone and clay culture, painting, and architectural design.
Archaeologist Veselin Ignatov, who was involved in the discoveryry of another the chariot near the southeastern village of Karanovo, said around 10,000 Thracian mounds - part of them covering monumental stone tombs - are scattered across the country.
Highlights include an installation of three monumental stone yogini goddesses from a 10th century Chola temple, ten folios from the first illustrated compilation of asanas made for a Mughal emperor in 1602, and the first film ever produced about India, Thomas Edison's "Hindoo Fakir" (1906).
He continued: "We're delighted with the response we get and really pleased with the special monumental stone that was donated to Oakridge Golf Club by Midland Quarry Products in memory of the youngsters whose lives ended that sad day in November 2000.
Doris Srinivasan devotes much of her essay to cogent arguments for the authenticity of monumental stone sculptures of goddesses from the Mathura region.
Exterior renovations include the addition of a monumental stone staircase and reflecting pool on the plaza between buildings Three and Four.
The gardens and terraces will be transformed by monumental stone sculptures into a space of calm and contemplation, reflecting the artist's public works and the traditional Japanese Zen gardens.
Although not popular, it makes an excellent monumental stone and is one of the dark-coloured rocks commercially known as black granite.
the winners of the Creative Industries Award and Business of the Year Award for businesses with a turnover of over pounds 1m, received a Business Support Grant to develop and expand their monumental stone and kitchen worktop business.