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dahy uh rahyt

  • 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.

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