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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.
By championing peace—at least in the guise of public monuments—Augustus promoted a powerful and effective campaign of political message making.
So he reduced the national monuments in Utah more than any president has reduced national monuments previously.
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.

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