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Explore India’s Finest Marble Work at Dilwara Temple in Mt. Abu

Rajasthan’s only hill station – Mount Abu is home to Dilwara temples that are highly appreciated for their use of marble and intricate marble...

The largest book in the world is made of marble!

The world's largest book is in the Kudodau Pagoda in Myanmar. The book has 1,640 pages with 100 lines each and is 1.52 metres...

Ancient marble bracelets unearthed in Central China

Archaeologists have found six ancient white marble bracelets at a site in Central China's Henan province, local authorities said Tuesday.Besides the bracelets, some other...

The quarry that provided refuge on D-Day

On 6 June, 1944, the Allied forces landed on the French coastline to fight what has become known as the battle of Normandy.As the fighting...

How Marble Sculptures Have Inspired Artists and Captivated Audiences for Millenia

Throughout art history, sculptors have experimented with an eclectic range of mediums. While cast bronze, carved wood, and fired clay have made lasting impressions, no material has captivated...

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...

Quarrying: an 13,000 year old art

While modern quarrying is a hot topic, University of Wyoming researchers and Wyoming’s state archaeologist have looked 13,000 years into the past to discover...

Sculpture by Antonio Canova to sell for over £1 million – after being lost...

An exceptionally important marble bust by one the the art world’s most revered sculptors is set to sell for “in excess of £1 million”...

The marble quarries – a sign of the development of the Roman economy

Several important facts about the ornamental stone industry emerge from the Oxford University database (2013) analysis of the contribution of carved stone quarrying in...

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...