diorite : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a granular crystalline intrusive rock
- Prices set by the sculptors ranged from $125 for a baby bear by Muriel Kelsey to $24,000 for Spring Stirring, a compact carving in black diorite by California's Donal Hord.
- Up two long flights of steps carved by sweating natives in the clay walls of the pit were carried 770 vessels of alabaster, gypsum, limestone, diorite.
- The realistic impulse that periodically animated Egyptian art found dramatic expression in the black diorite portrait bust of Mentuemhat, a vigorous and effective Governor of .
- Zahi Hawass in CTV.ca
The most impressive and beautiful item is a diorite bust of an unidentified person with long hair, which some believe (could be) the Nile god, Hapy,Zahi Hawass, head of the Supreme Council for Antiquities, said in a statement.