In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Despite the apparently irregular urban configurations of most ancient cities of the Maya lowlands, at least some Maya centers seem to have been organized according to cruciform urban plans.
- The building inside was redesigned into its true cruciform shape.
- The motifs shared by the petroglyphic art include circles, cruciform shapes, star motifs and herringbone patterns.
- Chalcolithic stone figures take a cruciform shape from the outstretched arms or from a second figure at right angles to the first.
- The cruciform cast-pewter mountings continue their references to Maori Christian imagery.
- Built out of local white quartzite sandstone, it follows a simple but rigorous cruciform plan, a subconscious testament to the Victorian virtues of health, hygiene and religion.
- Then there is the cruciform shape of the space, which solves a design issue common to big houses with big rooms.
- He often favored cruciform shapes and muted, earthy colors to which he frequently added rust.
- The jet buttons had been brought from 250 km away, and one of them was decorated with a cruciform design made by selectively dulling the polished surface and inlaying metallic tin, which must have been imported from south-west England.
- Decanters from the late 18th century have been copied profusely, whereas the earlier cruciform shapes have been left alone.
- It was decided at the start to make the church inside into its true cruciform shape.
- In the lower zone, the emperor, holding the white scroll, and his son, carrying a cruciform staff, proceed toward the right and begin to ascend a prominent staircase.
- There is also an early version of the passage-tomb, in a cruciform shape, it's one of the largest surviving monuments of the Carrowmore cemetery.
- This last is interesting not only for its cruciform plan, but also because it is one of the few examples of covered mosques in India.
- The steel columns are expressed: cruciform in shape, a modern fluting effect, they are chrome-plated.
- Twin crystals are common; they show swallow-tail or arrow-head forms and more rarely cruciform growths, and may grow to 3-4 m long.
- It is possible that each node where the DNA molecule crosses itself in three-dimensional space, perhaps mimicking a cruciform, creates an ideal binding site for HMG proteins.
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