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the usually cylindrical central vascular portion of the axis of a vascular plant

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an ancient upright stone slab bearing markings

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74) The little figure in the shrine of Chulan Tomb 2, intentionally dwarfed to indicate his young age and put under a canopy to highlight his high social status, perfectly echoes the major patron of the shrine mentioned in the simulated funerary stele, Hu Li, the son of Mr.
Cole follows other Chan scholars in tracing the roots of Chan genealogy to a funerary stele for Faru (d.
There are many tomb statuettes and funerary stele from the workmen's village in Deir el-Medina in the necropolis of Thebes, handiwork of the craftsmen who created the Valley of the Kings.
19) The choice to render the epitaph in both Phoenician and Greek demonstrates that these Phoenicians were accustomed to bilingual thinking and that DMSLH/[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]chose to display this bilingualism on his friend's funerary stele.
Scenes showing the funerary stele are much rarer, just 18 examples, and in 15 of those at least one woman is shown at the tomb, carrying offerings'.