Definition of Stelae. Meaning of Stelae. Synonyms of Stelae

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Definition of Stelae

Stelae
Stela Ste"la, n.; pl. Stel[ae]. [L., from Gr. ? a post, an upright stone.] (Gr. Antiq.) A small column or pillar, used as a monument, milestone, etc.

Meaning of Stelae from wikipedia

- A stele (/ˈstiːli/ STEE-lee), or occasionally stela (plural stelas or stelæ), when derived from Latin, is a stone or wooden slab, generally taller than...
- Maya stelae (singular stela) are monuments that were fashioned by the Maya civilization of ancient Mesoamerica. They consist of tall, sculpted stone shafts...
- Kurgan stelae (Mongolian: хүн чулуу; Russian: каменные бабы; Ukrainian: Баби кам'яні "stone babas"; Kyrgyz: балбал [bɑlbɑl]) or Balbals (балбал balbal...
- Entrance to the Tomb Of The False Door. The Stelae Park in Aksum. Small stelae in the Gudit Stelae Field Another stelae field in Aksum. Aksumite gold coins....
- site covered with 2,711 concrete slabs or "stelae", arranged in a grid pattern on a sloping field. The stelae are 2.38 metres (7 ft 10 in) long, 0.95 metres...
- a pyramid) — is found along with many other stelae in the city of Axum in modern-day Ethiopia. The stelae were probably carved and erected during the...
- The Cantabrian stelae are monolithic stone disks of different sizes, whose early precedents were carved in the last centuries before the romanization of...
- Stelae or Stelai (Ancient Gr****: Στῆλαι) was a town of ancient Crete. Steph**** of Byzantium describes Stelae as being near two towns, which are called...
- Kurgan stelae, never before seen in Anatolia or the Near East, were found in 1998 in their original location at the centre of Hakkari. The stelae were carved...
- feature of Christian cemeteries, either carved on gravestones or as sculpted stelae. Because of this, planting small crosses is sometimes used in countries...
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