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stele monuments of Ethiopia. This paper reports the results of an archaeological survey and test excavation conducted in one of the best-preserved linear stele sites in Gedeo, Sakaro Sodo. This work views these monuments holistically, through the interpretive lens afforded by materiality and practice

In: Journal of African Archaeology

Smelting Site at Ile-Ife, Southwest Nigeria 40–56 Ademakinwa George Oni, Martins Olusola Olorunfemi, Benjamin Adisa Ogunfolakan and Michael Olajide Okunubi New Dates for Megalithic Stele Monuments of Gedeo, South Ethiopia 57–82 Ashenafi G. Zena, Andrew I. Duff, Addisalem Melesse, John A. Wolff

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In: Journal of African Archaeology

endorsed by the Council (see Appendix 2). Objectives 5 and 7 are most germane to the Council’s dichotomy between medicine and religion. Objective 5 shows how the Council has vowed to Continue the tradition of erecting stele monuments for Sun Simiao, and document their inscriptions and couplets. [These

In: Review of Religion and Chinese Society

to each other, these two churches constituted an ensemble of great interest (Figure 3.7), united by the attractiveness of the cruciferous stele monument that stood between them and by the presence of a mausoleum-reliquary under one of them. The traditional tripartite technique mentioned above was

In: Monuments and Identities in the Caucasus

this renamed Ashina ( Aşina ) clan arose the Göktürk tribe or Kök Türk Empire. The Turkic Bugut Inscription in Mongolia from the Göktürk Kaghanate of the sixth century has atop the stelae monument dated 582 ce the image of a she-wolf suckling a child with stumped arms and legs. Another chapter of

In: Society & Animals

. Recently, five more copies of this chart were revealed and discussed by Zheng Hong 鄭洪, a professor at the Zhejiang University of Traditional Medicine. 1 In total, there are twenty-five versions of the text known from ancient stele monuments, wooden plates, stampings, copies, or by their mention in

In: Taoism and Self Knowledge
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December were surrepticiously removed to a shrine to Kannon in Atami, Yoshida provided the calligraphy for the stele, ‘Monument to Seven Patriots’. Shiroyama Saburo, War Criminal The Life and Death of Hirota Koki (Kodansha, 1977), p. 2. Hirohito: The Shōwa Emperor in War and Peace 214 05 Chapter H

In: Hirohito: The Shōwa Emperor in War and Peace

evidence in the discussion of the tree of life. Natural and stylized trees appear frequently in cylinder seals, reliefs, stelae, monuments, etc. throughout the Ancient Near East. These trees are often identified as sacred trees by interpreters and occasionally more specifically as a tree of life. The

In: The Eden Narrative

, etc.). These artifacts in their classi- cal form — stone stelae with reliefs — contain a variety of self-referent passages in which they describe themselves as narû, kudurru, asumittu, or abnu. Of these, narû (“stele,” “monument,” or “memorial”) is the most frequently used term. kudurru (exact

In: Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient
In: Dictionary of the c Inscriptions (2 vols)