Ancient Egyptians were thought to have lacked innovative skills as far as their quarries were concerned. But archeologists James Harrel and Per Storemyr have taken a closer look at tools and organization of ancient times. The bottom line: particularly the New Kingdom, from about 3,500 years ago took the Egyptians and their quarries to new heights in quarrying technology.
Latest news: The program of the fair „Stone“ in Poznan, Poland, (November 18 – 21, 2015) is available for download
Desktop lamp in marble and onyx as produced by Thomas Bigazzi. The material originates from around the world. The lamps are produced in Italy (Italian).
A drone was used to scan the Hemlock Stone in Stapleford, England and to find answers to the question if it was man-made or the result of natural erosion, the BBC reports.
A big stone slab has been found near Volgograd in Russia. Current speculations include its origin as a UFO.
(17.11.2015, USA: 11.17.2015)