Stonemason’s Cheeky Self-Portrait Discovered

Art historian Jennifer Alexander has discovered an 800-year-old self-portrait left by a stonemason inside the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral in north-west Spain. The 11-inch-tall carving was found tucked away in a corner, 40 feet off the ground. Many a schoolchild has carved their initials into a desk to leave their mark, but the unknown sculptor […]

Scientists Discover How “Stone Forests” May Have Been Sculpted

A team of scientists may have discovered how “stone forests”, pointed rock formations found across the world may have taken shape, and it was not the work of stonemasons in Rye. The team working at New York University conducted an experiment that explains that flowing water may have created the starkly pointed rock formations, according to […]