How to use Monoliths in a sentence
Apart from this, the act of hammering and carving these strange monoliths also injects a form of energy which will be discussed later.
Weren't we supposed to be discovering strange monoliths on the moon by this stage - there goes Arthur C. Clarke's scientific credibility!
In Orkney, massive monoliths are dragged many miles from different sources to compose a circle.
It's a look of bemused wonder mirrored only by the enigmatic stone monoliths of Easter Island.
The three hundred-foot monoliths offer superb acoustics for any type of performance.Advertisement
Active volcanoes, ice fluted pyramids and immense rock monoliths are just a few examples of what this fantastic continent has to offer.
The two blue limestone monoliths dominate the domestic setting in the Glebelands area.
Jewelry designers come in many different sizes, from well-known international monoliths such as Tiffany's, to little known individual designers with limited ranges who only create a few dozen rings a year.
The " megalithic " monuments of Agia Phaneromeni 1 and Hala Sultan Teke near Larnaca may perhaps be early, like the Palestinian cromlechs; but the vaulted chamber of Agia Katrina near Enkomi seems to be Mycenaean or later; and the perforated monoliths at Ktima seem to belong to oil presses of uncertain but probably not prehistoric date.
Moreover, the narrow passages between the eastern monoliths had become worn by use into hollows which threatened their foundations.Advertisement
The beautiful varieties of porphyry - green, red, striped - which are obtained, often in big monoliths, near Kolyvan, are cut at the imperial stone-cutting factory into vases and other ornaments, familiar in the art galleries and palaces of Europe.
The village has encroached upon the remains of a huge stone circle (not quite circular), surrounded by a ditch and rampart of earth, and once approached by two avenues of monoliths.
The splendid alignment of monoliths at Gezer is described in detail in P.E.F.
Few traces remain, as the monoliths have been largely broken up for building purposes.
Monoliths and cromlechs are not uncommon in the neighbourhood.Advertisement
They range from rude menhirs a few feet high to elaborately sculptured monoliths of too ft.
It is adorned with a cycle of religious paintings by Heinrich von Hess (1798-1863), and the dome is supported by sixtyfour monoliths of grey Tyrolese marble.
The highly finished monoliths are all representations of a many-storeyed castle, with an altar at the base of each.
There are many barrows on the neighbouring downs, besides traces of a double oval of monoliths on Hackpen hill, and the huge mound of Silbury Hill.
Near Bennachie (1619 ft.) are stone circles and monoliths supposed to be of Druidical origin.Advertisement
In Scandinavia, on the other hand, such dome-roofed chambers are unknown, and the construction of the chambers as a rule is megalithic, five or six monoliths supporting one or more capstones of enormous size.
The most carefully executed part is on the south and south-east, where the wall is decorated by a row of granite monoliths beneath which runs a double line of chevron ornament.
These great monoliths were brought as trophies to Venice by Doge Domenico Michieli in 1126, after his victories in Syria.
In Cathays Park there is also a "gorsedd" or bardic circle of huge monoliths erected in connexion with the eisteddfod of 1899.