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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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As Claude-Pierre Perez has suggested, China offers in Steles a detour whereby poetry might recover the eminence and the ritual power to order the existence of a vast human community which, in the France of the Belle Epoque, it was refused ("La stele de Segalen entre Orient et Occident," in Lectures de Segalen: "Steles" et "Equipee," ed.
The Khrom chen stele was discovered in a small village called Khrom chen in the jurisdiction of Lha rtse county in upper Gtsang.
Above: Goddio examines the granite stele aboard the team's ship.
Since the girl's profile resembles those of several of the cavalry riders on the frieze of the Parthenon, the sculptor of this stele might have been among the artists who congregated in Athens during the third quarter of the fifth century BC to decorate that famed building.
The entries on the left lateral face of the stele present numerous problems of reconstruction and interpretation.
The book offers English translations of eight sutra texts and one stele text.
The Stele of Irtysen, about 4,000 years old, is a eulogy by Irtysen's son of the knowledge and skill of his father, who was a sculptor.
The accepted restoration of [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] to the Stele of Aristoteles,(1) first suggested in 1855,(2) stood for more than 100 years; in 1967, J.
The entrance is guarded by a carving of the Aztec fire serpent, Xiuhcoatl, mounted on a stele.
The stele is topped by a relief that shows Hammurabi standing before the Sun-god, Shamash.
The first object is the upper part of a grave stele depicting a warrior and a youth dated to the early part of the 4th century B.
Contract notice: mapa 2018 012 - displacement of stele square carnot
Things went wrong, however, and the Great Stele was left broken on the ground.
They include the long-known Kelishin stele, which until recently stood where it was originally erected in a pass between Urartu and Musasir; the Topzawa stele, found near Sidekan by the Lehmann-Haupt and Belck expedition at the end of the nineteenth century; and two partial duplicates of the Topzawa stele discovered on the other side of the Kelishin Pass at Mozana and Mergeh Karvan, respectively.
The idea was also discussed of a team returning to the ancient site of Susa in the Zagros Mountains, where France worked for more than 80 years until the Iraq-Iran war in 1980 and made important discoveries such as the Code of Hamurabi, the Babylonian king's rule of law that was inscribed on a seven-foot stone stele and clay tablets.