Ancient stones

quarrying, trade and provenance : interdisciplinary studies on stones and stone technology in Europe and Near East from the prehistoric to the early Christian period
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Leuven University Press , Leuven, Belgium
Quarries and quarrying, Prehistoric -- Europe -- Congresses., Quarries and quarrying, Prehistoric -- Middle East -- Congresses., Stone industry and trade -- Europe -- History -- Congresses., Stone industry and trade -- Middle East -- History -- Congresses., Quarries and quarrying -- Europe -- History -- Congresses., Quarries and quarrying -- Middle East -- History -- Congre

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Statement[edited] by Marc Waelkens, Norman Herz and Luc Moens.
SeriesActa archaeologica Lovaniensia., 4
ContributionsWaelkens, Marc., Herz, Norman, 1923-, Moens, Luc.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN799.Q83 A53 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 292 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1504926M
ISBN 109061864941
LC Control Number93184929

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The Alberese stone together with, Arnolineato, an agate from the Arno river valley near Florence, assured the pre-eminence of Florentine intarsia. Only the Owyhee and BiggsCanyon jaspers of America’s Northwest can rival this marvelous dark stones.

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Here are five of the largest stones ever cut in ancient times. How the ancients managed to quarry, lift, transport, ant place into position these huge megalithic stones remains a profound mystery.

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