Description of some stone carvings

collected in a tour through the Doab, from Cawnpore to Mainpuri by J. H. Rivett-Carnac

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Edition Notes

Other titlesProceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal.
Statementby H. Rivett-Carnac.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p., [1] leaf of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23293964M
OCLC/WorldCa7929303

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To carve the many types of stone available, sculptors turn to fundamental hand carving chisels, hammers, specialty tools and accessories.The carving Balme found is unlike the other two recent finds, though, in that the symbols or designs carved into the stone do not appear to be Christian, Viking or any known system of writing or rune symbols.

The photos below shows Anglo-Saxon designs from carvings in churches, some of which resemble the designs on the stone Balme bought.