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British stone to finish development of Barcelona basilica after 137 years

Marshalls Stone, the Yorkshire-based company, has been appointed to supply natural stone to help complete the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona after more than 100...

Marble sites unearthed in the Greek Islands

Three ancient Karystos shale marble quarries have been discovered on the Greek island of Evia.The Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports announced that the...

Technology met art: Artist Davide Quayola used a robot to recreate a marble Hellenic...

Technology met art, as a London-based artist Davide Quayola used a robot to recreate a Hellenic masterpiece of Laocoon and his Sons.The masterpiece which...

Aliki Ancient Marble Quarry in Thassos Island, Greece

The partially submerged ruins of a white marble quarry used in ancient Greece for over 1,200 years.  White marble was highly sought-after in ancient Greece,...

Queen Victoria marble portrait saved from export to tune of £1m

Cambridge museum to display brutally realistic bust of the late monarch The least amused portrait of Queen Victoria ever created, showing the monarch with brutal realism as...

The islands where most Greek marble statues were made

Two islands of the Cyclades in Greece, have long been famous for their marble riches - but equal treasures were recently found on tiny,...

Taroko Gorge: The marble canyon of Taiwan

If you are looking for a new adventure in nature, then undoubtedly the marble canyon will be in your wishlist. The marble canyon, or...

Such Great Heights: Where Are the World’s Tallest Buildings?

It seems that humanity is always vying to exceed our past accomplishments, and nowhere is the evidence clearer than in the tallest buildings that...

Notre Dame de Paris: after the catastrophe

Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral was heavily damaged by flames last Monday, much of one of the most famed examples of Gothic architecture - a...

Priceless marble sculptures discovered in Jerash

After years of meticulous work, a French archaeological team that has been excavating the eastern Roman baths in Jerash, unearthed several intact sculptures from...