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  • 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.

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  • Moreover, the narrow passages between the eastern monoliths had become worn by use into hollows which threatened their foundations.

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  • The highly finished monoliths are all representations of a many-storeyed castle, with an altar at the base of each.

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  • Monoliths and cromlechs are not uncommon in the neighbourhood.

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  • 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.

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  • The splendid alignment of monoliths at Gezer is described in detail in P.E.F.

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  • The three hundred-foot monoliths offer superb acoustics for any type of performance.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • They range from rude menhirs a few feet high to elaborately sculptured monoliths of too ft.

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  • Few traces remain, as the monoliths have been largely broken up for building purposes.

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  • 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.

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  • Near Bennachie (1619 ft.) are stone circles and monoliths supposed to be of Druidical origin.

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  • These great monoliths were brought as trophies to Venice by Doge Domenico Michieli in 1126, after his victories in Syria.

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  • In Cathays Park there is also a "gorsedd" or bardic circle of huge monoliths erected in connexion with the eisteddfod of 1899.

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  • 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.

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  • excavatemined samples in the form of two monoliths supplied by the excavating archeologists.

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  • Apart from this, the act of hammering and carving these strange monoliths also injects a form of energy which will be discussed later.

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  • Weren't we supposed to be discovering strange monoliths on the moon by this stage - there goes Arthur C. Clarke's scientific credibility!

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  • In Orkney, massive monoliths are dragged many miles from different sources to compose a circle.

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  • It's a look of bemused wonder mirrored only by the enigmatic stone monoliths of Easter Island.

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  • Active volcanoes, ice fluted pyramids and immense rock monoliths are just a few examples of what this fantastic continent has to offer.

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  • The two blue limestone monoliths dominate the domestic setting in the Glebelands area.

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  • 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.

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  • Near Bennachie (1619 ft.) are stone circles and monoliths supposed to be of Druidical origin.

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  • These great monoliths were brought as trophies to Venice by Doge Domenico Michieli in 1126, after his victories in Syria.

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  • Monoliths and cromlechs are not uncommon in the neighbourhood.

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  • In Cathays Park there is also a "gorsedd" or bardic circle of huge monoliths erected in connexion with the eisteddfod of 1899.

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  • They range from rude menhirs a few feet high to elaborately sculptured monoliths of too ft.

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  • 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.

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  • The highly finished monoliths are all representations of a many-storeyed castle, with an altar at the base of each.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • in diameter) formed by great monoliths (sarsens), originally thirty in number, with large }?5?.

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  • within this circle and concentric with it is another, formed of smaller "blue stones," originally forty in number, but only a few of which now remain in situ; within that was a horseshoe of five huge trilithons formed by ten monoliths with their imposts (all sarsens); and within the horseshoe was an inner horseshoe of "blue stones," originally nineteen in number.

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  • Moreover, the narrow passages between the eastern monoliths had become worn by use into hollows which threatened their foundations.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Few traces remain, as the monoliths have been largely broken up for building purposes.

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  • The splendid alignment of monoliths at Gezer is described in detail in P.E.F.

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  • 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.

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  • in diameter) formed by great monoliths (sarsens), originally thirty in number, with large }?5?.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • within this circle and concentric with it is another, formed of smaller "blue stones," originally forty in number, but only a few of which now remain in situ; within that was a horseshoe of five huge trilithons formed by ten monoliths with their imposts (all sarsens); and within the horseshoe was an inner horseshoe of "blue stones," originally nineteen in number.

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