In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved or formed grotesque with a spout designed
to convey ... using gargoyles were constructed. This was because some people
found them frightening, and sometimes h...
Gargoyles are traditionally thought to be created during the medieval period, but
examples have been found in ancient civilizations as well. Gargoyles were ...
In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved stone grotesque with a spout designed to
.... This gargoyle above is found at the top of the Philippe le Bel tower in the ...
Apr 22, 2013 ... In architecture, a gargoyle is a carved stone grotesque, usually made of granite,
with a spout designed to convey water from/away the roof.
Gargoyles are certainly more interesting than undecorated rainspouts, and the
symbolism behind them is fascinating. But spiritual safety is not found inside a ...
The mythical creatures found in the ruins of Nero's "Golden House," for example,
are the direct ancestors of those the Transparanoia Brothers have bagged for ...
A Gargoyle is a grotesquely carved human or animal figure found on an
architectural structure, originally designed to serve as a spout to throw rainwater
clear of ...
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series of virtual tours of the many gargoyles to be found in and around New York
Grotesques include all decorative architectural creatures, whether or not they
have functioning drainage capabilities. Gargoyles, however, always have
Adrienne Mayor believes they were inspired by the skeletal remains and bones
of dinosaurs, found by Greek and Roman palaeontologists. Many gargoyles are ...