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Scientists have been trying to figure out how ancient people developed their tools and built their cities and monuments.

Like so many of our museums and monuments, it’s always some place you’ve been meaning to go.

Hearing sounds of some kind circulating inside the ancient monument “must have been one of the fundamental experiences of Stonehenge.”

Ginzel said that traditional monuments, such as the Columbus statues, can be problematic because they represent power from a specific point of view.

People living back then often created monuments to frame views of natural features, she says.

The man whom Time dubbed a “Black Leonardo,” became the first African-American to have a national monument dedicated to him.

But, in my mind—and many of the townspeople—the monument was far from the main attraction.

On one occasion, a drone operator flew a drone over a crowd at Mount Rushmore, then out over the monument itself.

At its center was a monument, perhaps just over six feet high.

The entire city can seem like a singular monument to his decades in office.

After his death crowds flocked to his grave to touch his holy monument, till the authorities caused the church yard to be shut.

In a statuesque attitude, she sat, like Marius on the ruins of Carthage, or Patience on a monument smiling at grief.

His grand work, the Animal Kingdom, forms an imperishable monument of his genius.

It is undoubtedly Cavaill-Coll's finest work, and a lasting monument to his genius.

The column was suggested in 1862 as a suitable monument to the memory of the late Prince Albert.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to monument, such as: gravestone, headstone, marker, masterpiece, mausoleum, and pillar.

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