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17th-century voters cast marbles instead of paper ballots

You’d be given black and white marbles. To vote no, a black marble was dropped in the box.As early as the 17th century in...

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...

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...

Giant marble pyramid-shaped island complex rising from sea uncovered, revealing secrets of ancient Greece’s...

Archaeologists are, for the first time, discovering the probable origins of ancient Greece.Excavations on a tiny island in the Aegean Sea – 125 miles southeast of Athens – are revealing...

Elks National Memorial: A Spectacular Showcase of Marble from Around the World

When Chicagoans walk or drive past the stately Indiana limestone building located just a half mile west of Lake Michigan in the Lincoln Park...

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...

Know Your Rocks: An Overview of the Geology of Natural Stone

By Karin KirkDo you love natural stone? Me too. Fans of natural stone countertops, tiles, fireplaces, walls, and building stone are natural allies to geologists....

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...

The Sleeping Giant in Greece’s Naxos

A giant ancient statue is lying on its back for centuries on a hill at the Greek island of Naxos.The Kouros of Apollonas, also...

Cave of the Nymphs: This is where the famous marble of Paros came from...

The Cave of the Nymphs is found at the Ancient Quarries in Marathi (4th km, Parikia-Lefkes road).The quarries date back to antiquity and marble...