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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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These will be displayed alongside significant artefacts from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, including outstanding funerary Neolithic stela, a 3 rd -century BCE bronze statue head (loaned by the Department of Archaeology at King Saud University); a 1st-century BCE gold funerary mask from Eastern Province (loaned by the National Museum in Riyadh), 9th-century engraved steles (loaned by King Fahad National Library); 4 th -millennium BCE Anthropomorphic stele (loaned by the National Museum in Riyadh); a door of the Kaaba dating to 1355 (loaned by the National Museum in Riyadh), and a key of the Kaaba (loaned by the Department of Islamic Art at the Musee du Louvre).
The stele was discovered, along with other statues featuring Ramses II and other statues of the royal family of the two main dynasties--the 21st and 23rd--is to be showcased at the area's museum.
Singapore City [Singapore], June 1 ( ANI ): Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong a replica of 6th century CE Buddhagupta Stele, as per sources.
Restorer Sarri and an assistant work on an Etruscan stele at a restoration centre in Florence
NNA - Pilgrims to Mecca are expected to cast the last of their seven pebbles at Satan's stele before proceeding to circumambulate the black cubic-shaped structure of al-Kaaba and by possibly touching the stone enshrined at its southernmost eastern corner today (Saturday).
Amman, July 28 (Petra) -- French ambassador to Jordan, Caroline Dumas, said her country's government is well aware of the historical importance of the Mesha Stele, which has been in the Louvre Museum since 150 years, and stressed that the French government welcomes dialogue over returning this artifact to Jordan.
Fissures crack the stele's high relief, split the bond between father and daughter: the cost of earthquakes or neglect, as both their calm, Trojan faces have snapped off, been reassembled apart to hang on opposing walls.
President Beji Caid Essebsi inaugurated on the occasion, the stele erected in front of the museum in tribute to the victims of the attack, with attendance of sisterly and friendly countries' leaders, heads of government and official delegations.
President Almazbek Atambayev attended the opening ceremony of the stele at the construction site on December 3.
Typically the gaddhegal stele comprises three panels.
Kenitra - Une stele commemorative a ete erigee, jeudi au cimetiere europeen a Kenitra, a la memoire des soldats marocains morts au service de la France, dans le cadre de la visite au Maroc du ministre delegue francais en charge des Anciens combattants, Kader Arif.
A final issue concerns the Merneptah stele, which Fritz discusses in section two as a critical source.
Summary: DUBAI - On the occasion of the seventh accession of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO) and the Road and Transport Authority (RTA) on Thursday revealed a stele capturing His Highness's life and achievements.
The stele of YHWH in Egypt; the prophecies of Isaiah 18-20 concerning Egypt and Kush.
There is a subtle curve to all four side planes of each stele (a less subtle variation occurs in the top).