Tag: tomb

Jun 18, 2019

Using Sand from Omaha Beach to Make These Heroes’ Names More Visible

Using Sand from Omaha Beach to Make These Heroes’ Names More Visible

Gone but never forgotten

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Mar 31, 2015

The Lonely Castle in the Middle of the Desert

The Lonely Castle in the Middle of the Desert

In the desert landscape of northeastern Saudia Arabia you will find Qasr al-Farid aka “The Lonely Castle”. Built in the first century A.D. the Lonely Castle rises four stories; an unfinished tomb carved out of a solitary sandstone outcrop. Because the tomb was never completed, we can see how the façade was chiseled from…

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