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Definition of the noun stela
What does stela mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: stelas
- an ancient upright stone slab bearing markings
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonym of stela: stele
- more generic words: antiquity = an artifact surviving from the past; stone = building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
- instance: Rosetta Stone = a part of an inscribed granite stela that was originally about six feet tall and was set up in 196 BC
Alternative definition of the noun stela
- an obelisk or upright stone pillar, usually as a primitive commemoration or gravestone
"Stela" is a Croatian film directed by Petar Krelja. It was released in 1990.
- countries: Yugoslavia, Croatia, Serbia
- languages: Serbian language, Croatian language
- written by Pavao Pavličić
- genre: Drama
- released in (25 years ago)
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- Stela is a fictional character of the 1996 film Emilia's Friends.
Phrases with Stela
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by Robert J. Hutchinson
The stela refers to events recorded in the Old Testament Book of II Kings and refers to how the writer “killed...
around the year 930 BC, the stela is the personal testimony of a Moabite king that ...
Oteiza's Selected Writings (2003)
by Jorge de Oteiza, Joseba Zulaika
For both, the stela is an aspect of the traditional wall, whereas "the new Wall," argues Oteiza, "must turn out to be, always, a fragment of an open system, of an unstable, broken equilibrium, which gradually reestablishes itself from the outside.
The stela is the most interesting part of the tombs at Drah-Abou'l-Xeggah and at Aby- dos. Between the YIth and Xlth dynasties, there is a gap; no monuments had been found out when the Entefs suddenly appeared, in the The- ban necropolis ...
Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty by Elena Pischikova
Unfortunately, the stela is an undecorated blank. In front of the ...
by Walter Robert Thurmond Witschey, Clifford T. Brown
The stela is a 1.4-meter by 2-meter slab of limestone bearing an image of an elaborately dressed ruler shown in profile and carved in low relief in a style reminiscent of other contemporaneous stelae from Kaminaljuyú and Izapan sites. A long ...
Ancient Egyptian Literature (1980)
A Book of Readings by Miriam Lichtheim
Whereas the Karnak stela is a fragment, the Shellal stela is complete. It is a round -topped stela of red granite, 2.53 m high. In the lunette, under the winged sun- disk, are the cartouches of the king. Below is the inscription in twelve columns.
by John H. Hayes
The Aramaic treaty texts from sefire speak of “all Aram” as well as “upper and lower Aram” and the so-called Bar-Hadad stela refers to an Aram in northern syria. The “people of Aram” in v. 5 thus should be seen as an inclusive term referring to ...
by Miriam Lichtheim
The Turin stela is a rectangular limestone slab, 0.20 x 0.54 m. It is dedicated to the serpent-goddess Mertseger, a guardian goddess of the Theban necropolis who was viewed as dwelling in, or being identical with, a mountain peak of the ...
by Dr Gwendolyn Leick
Egyptian stela of the Syrian goddess Anat 2 Horse's head-piece in ivory with a Syrian goddess, probably Astarte 3 Stela of Shamshi-Adad V 4 The Assyrian national god Assur 5 Stone stela possibly of Syrian weather-god, Baal-Hadad 6 ...
Revised Full-Color Edition by Merrill C. Tenney
stela, stele. A stone slab (Lat. stela, Gk. stēlē), usually oblong, not forming part of a structure but set up in a vertical position, used for votive purposes or as a memorial to some person or event. Upon these slabs were carved ...
by Helaine Selin
Stela 1: hieroglyphic text. [Drawing by John Montgomery.] new one (expressed as a Calendar Round date) was typically linked to its predecessor by what scholars call a Distance Number. The Distance Number employed the same place ...
by James Dixon Douglas, Merrill Chapin Tenney
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- Tikal. Stela
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- Sassy Stela
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- Tikal Stela
An intricately-carved stela at Tikal.
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- Mayan Stela
In the small but impressive pre-columbian room
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- Quirigua stela
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- Stela Com (RO)
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- Carmelite Stela Maris
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- Stela Jor
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- Stela Meaning
Video shows what stela means. an obelisk or upright stone pillar, usually as a primitive commemoration or gravestone. Stela Meaning. How to pronounce ...
- Explanation: RTI of Stela 4 from Izapa, Mexico
This video explains why Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) if useful for analyzing Stela 4 from the archeological site of Izapa, Mexico. RTI produced by ...
Scrabble value of S1T1E1L1A1
The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine