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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...

India: The past preserved in a Marble Palace

In the heart of Calcutta lies a quaint time-bubble, the Marble Palace. I walked in to see and feel what the walls, pillars and...

Marble Village of Dhee Ayn

The Marble Village of Dhee Ayn in Saudi Arabia is a 400-year-old stone settlement built on top of a white marble hill. The construction...

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...

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...

The ancient quarries of Alyki in Thassos island, Greece

Thassos island is one of the most known and important marble mining centers of ancient times. It is a place where someone can see...

A brief history of the national monuments of Pakistan

Pakistan is a land of numerous architectural landmarks. From monuments that are featured on the national currency notes, to mausoleums of prominent Pakistanis, let's...

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...