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Unraveling The Secret Of The Taj Mahal’s Original Color

Indian authorities are prepared to spruce up the world famous monument and restore its ancient hue — provided they can figure out just which...

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...

How Caryatids Have Beautifully Blended Sculpture and Architecture Since Ancient Times

When you think of marble statues, what comes to mind? You most likely imagine sculptures of freestanding figures, like the Venus de Milo and David. In addition to...

Jaswant Thada – An Architectural Marvel Worth Seeing

It was made of pure white marble that retains its allure to date Jaswant Thada in Jodhpur is Rajasthan’s very own marble mausoleum marvel and is...

Shanghai quarry wins landscaping award

Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden's Quarry Garden project has won a prestigious landscape practice award in London. Designed by Prof. Zhu Yufan from Tsinghua University, the...

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...

Michelangelo’s marble route in Apuan Alps, Italy

Five hundred years ago, Pope Leo X forced Michelangelo to leave his beloved Carrara and find new quarries in the impenetrable surroundings of Pietrasanta...

This mine has produced more marble than anywhere on Earth

Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Bernini and Rodin all sourced their marble here Located in the Apuan Alps in northern Italy, the Carrara Marble Mines have been...

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...

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...