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sculpture

1. The art of carving, cutting, or hewing wood, stone, metal, etc, into statues, ornaments, etc, or into figures, as of men, or other things; hence, the art of producing figures and groups, whether in plastic or hard materials.

2. Carved work modeled of, or cut upon, wood, stone, metal, etc. There, too, in living sculpture, might be seen The mad affection of the Cretan queen. (Dryden)

Origin: L. Sculptura: cf. F. Sculpture.

To form with the chisel on, in, or from, wood, stone, or metal; to carve; to engrave.

(Science: zoology) Sculptured tortoise, a common North American wood tortoise (Glyptemys insculpta). The shell is marked with strong grooving and ridges which resemble sculptured figures.

Origin: Sculptured; Sculpturing.


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Why similar features are preserved in a gigantic population?

China in the past had a very important culture. A culture of millennia Besides its important culture have left many paintings and sculptures, where similar features are seen. But the same also happens with Japanese and Korean.

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by Goldentiger
Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:54 am
 
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Why similar features are preserved in a gigantic population?

... of millions... It is impossible number in any mammalian specie. Furthermore, as they have an ancient culture have been preserved portraits and sculptures of thousands of years ago, and people of these times had the same typical features that now. It is very rare. Supposedly in a such a large ...

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by Goldentiger
Mon Jul 14, 2014 1:22 am
 
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5 best proofs of evolution

... with soft tissue/proteins embedded in their bones, which indicates that they could not possibly be millions of years old. Also, ancient art and sculptures have depicted dinosaurs on cave walls and on art. Ancient art like that seen in Lascaux France depict animals like the wooly mammoth, and ...

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by E8-not42
Sun Nov 18, 2007 10:27 pm
 
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5 best proofs of evolution

... with soft tissue/proteins embedded in their bones, which indicates that they could not possibly be millions of years old. Also, ancient art and sculptures have depicted dinosaurs on cave walls and on art. Ancient art like that seen in Lascaux France depict animals like the wooly mammoth, and ...

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by MichaelXY
Sun Nov 18, 2007 3:43 am
 
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5 best proofs of evolution

... with soft tissue/proteins embedded in their bones, which indicates that they could not possibly be millions of years old. Also, ancient art and sculptures have depicted dinosaurs on cave walls and on art. This is such a blatant fallacy I wonder if I should even bother to answer it. Soft tissues ...

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by alextemplet
Sun Aug 26, 2007 7:05 am
 
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Topic: 5 best proofs of evolution
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