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    Introducing Marble Tile

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    Introducing marble tile is much similar to introducing any clay tile. Be that as it may, since marble is a characteristic stone, there are a few difficulties on account of the common variety in the stone. I invested a lot of energy as a youth going to my close relative who lived north of Atlanta in the marble mining region of Georgia. Marble was all over the place. The region courthouse was all marble. Indeed, even my close relative's outdoor table was a marble piece. Part of the exquisite look of a marble surface is the cleaned level surface. At that point there are the normal veins, splits and streaks that simply give each marble extend character and exceptional looks. Marble tile is really a thin, level bit of stone that differs in size…

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    Research Paper On Marble

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    Stone Descriptions: Marble Marble is a metamorphosized sedimentary rock. Due to different crystallizations and impurities present over the millennia, marble comes in an infinite variety of color. For this reason, and given its preciousness, marble is generally used in construction for interior and exterior purposes. For similar reasons, we generally see this material in the form of slabs, and not as a structural building material. Marble is a relatively porous stone. This makes it easily…

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    Each country has the right to preserve its history, that is sensible. From the possible human and logical point of view, the true owners of the great artwork no matter where they are now, are the people who built them. In addition, the natural framework of any work, enhances its majesty, if a piece is Greek it is because speak of Greek culture and the past of the nation, therefore must belong to it, especially thinking that there is a museum on the Acropolis where they will be perfectly…

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    Parthenon Marbles Essay

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    The Parthenon marbles, also referred to as the Elgin marbles (After Lord Elgin, ambassador to the Ottoman court of the Sultan in Istanbul (1801-1812) include the collection of sculptures, inscriptions and architectural features acquired from the British government by Lord Elgin in 1816 and now exposed in the British museum in Duveen Gallery (Room 18). Under Elgin’s instructions, the marbles were removed from the Acropolis (the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaia, and the Temple of Athena…

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    The Elgin Marbles are part of one of the longest cultural rows in Europe. They are comprised of sculptures, inscriptions and architectural features. Lord Elgin who was ambassador to the Ottoman Empire (which Athens was a part of) acquired the Elgin Marbles from the Parthenon in Athens between 1801 and 1805. The Greeks have demanded that they be returned to their homeland and displayed in Athens. The Greek government claims that the Elgin marbles were taken illegally during the country's Turkish…

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    from their homelands while the museums that these items now occupy shout back that their ownership is inarguably legal and honest. The beloved Elgin Marbles of the Parthenon in Athens, Greece have become the epitome of both judicial and moral grey area in the arena of repatriation. The British Museum, where these marbles are now housed, and Greece both have strong cases for their desire to respectively retain or regain these artifacts of the Parthenon.…

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    pursue poetry, to caring for his dying brother, and falling in love. When he caught tuberculosis in July of 1820 many of the sonnets he wrote contained his recognition of mortality. The sonnet “On Seeing the Elgin Marbles” tells the reader how John Keats struggles with mortality and that struggle brought this sonnet to express that accepting fate exceeds denying an inevitable death. John Keats’ sonnet begins with a statement about mortality. He states how he knows that his mortality means that…

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    components including a cluster of buildings on the highest elevation of the territory, and it served as a fortress for protection as well as the center of worship for the patron god or goddess. The layout is extremely functional, and dually purposive. The location, on a hill or mountain, allows a far view of approaching enemies, as well as the opportunity to possible reach the ear of the patron god since it was the closest structure to the Heavens. The Parthenon is the most famous example of an…

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    Kickstarter Project

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    the “Fidget cube”, and the second project is called “Superb Wooden Marble Run”. I will be explaining these in the following paragraphs. First let 's start with the Superb Wooden Marble Run. This is there first project to ever start on Kickstarter.com and are hoping for a great outcome in there project with lots of backers and potential funding for their project to take off. Their goal is to reach $31,852 dollars. The inventor of this project is named Nicki…

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    During the High Classic Greece period, this marble structure stood 45 feet high, and was topped with a very detailed pediment, containing life sized figures, depicting the story of Athena's birth, symbolizing the passage of the day. As the structure stood in it's place, the world around it would go through many drastic changes, giving the structure many different roles in society. From a Church to a mosque, this building had many different uses, but war would eventually take its toll on the…

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