The Scarabaeus gem is a gem carved to look like a scarab beetle.

Scarabaeus (Side View)

The Scarabaeus gem is a gem carved to look like a scarab beetle.

"B. Sea-dike: e, the sea-bottom; a, rubble; b, core; c, facing of stone; d, sea-level." -Whitney, 1911

Sea-Dike

"B. Sea-dike: e, the sea-bottom; a, rubble; b, core; c, facing of stone; d, sea-level." -Whitney, 1911

"In architecture, a stone built into the base of a gable to support the skews or coping above, and resist their tendency to slide down from their bed. Also called summer-stone, skew-put, and skew." —Whitney, 1889

Skew Corbels

"In architecture, a stone built into the base of a gable to support the skews or coping above, and resist…

"In printing, a galley with a false bottom, in the form of a thin slice of wood, which aids the removal of the type from the galley to the stone." -Whitney, 1889

Slice Galley

"In printing, a galley with a false bottom, in the form of a thin slice of wood, which aids the removal…

Greek soldier with sling.

Sling

Greek soldier with sling.

"An instrument for throwing stones or bullets, consisting of a strap and two strings attached to it. The stone or bullet is lodged to the strap, and, the ends of the strings being held in the hand, the sling is whirled rapidly round in a circle, and the missile thrown by letting go one of the strings. The velocity with which the projectile is discharged is the same as that with which it is whirled round in a circle having the string for its radius. The sling was a very general instrument of war among ancients." —Whitney, 1889

Sling

"An instrument for throwing stones or bullets, consisting of a strap and two strings attached to it.…

"In mining, a trough made of boards, used for separating gold from the gravel and sand in which it occurs. Its bottom is lined with riffles, and these, with the help of quicksilver, arrest and detain the particles of gold as they are borne along by the current of water." —Whitney, 1889
<p>Illustration of miners working in a forest, shoveling material into the sluice.

A Sluice Box - Miners Work in the Forest

"In mining, a trough made of boards, used for separating gold from the gravel and sand in which it occurs.…

<i>Ammonites bisulcatus</i>. "Same as ammonite; from an old popular notion that these shells were coiled snakes petrified." &mdash;Whitney, 1889

Snakestone - Ammonite

Ammonites bisulcatus. "Same as ammonite; from an old popular notion that these shells were coiled snakes…

"A terrestrial crustacean abundant everywhere under logs and stones during most of the year." &mdash;Davison, 1906

Sow Bug

"A terrestrial crustacean abundant everywhere under logs and stones during most of the year." —Davison,…

The early Gothic spanrail panel is found in a stone church in England.

Early Gothic Spanrail Panel

The early Gothic spanrail panel is found in a stone church in England.

A split cut is a cut of gemstone. It is similar to a trap cut.

Split Cut

A split cut is a cut of gemstone. It is similar to a trap cut.

The Scandinavian square panel is a bas-relief design found on a Celtic stone cross. This panel is divided into eight equal spaces that are decorated with a repeated design.

Scandinavian Square Panel

The Scandinavian square panel is a bas-relief design found on a Celtic stone cross. This panel is divided…

A pair of European starlings (or stares).

European Starling

A pair of European starlings (or stares).

"And they stoned Stephen, calling upon the Lord, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.

60 And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep." Acts 7:59-60 ASV
<p>Illustration of Stephen kneeling in prayer, looking up to heaven. Several men raise stones in the air, preparing to stone Stephen. The Jewish councilors can be seen in the crowd. Women hide their eyes in the background (right). The town walls can be seen on the left.

The Stoning of Stephen, the First Martyr

"And they stoned Stephen, calling upon the Lord, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit. 60 And he…

Stone and horn ax and hammer. A Neolithic age implement. Not drawn to scale.

Neolithic Implements Stone and Horn Ax and Hammer

Stone and horn ax and hammer. A Neolithic age implement. Not drawn to scale.

A single handed striking took with a sharp blade used to cut and split wood.

Stone Hatchet

A single handed striking took with a sharp blade used to cut and split wood.

The front and back of a stone idol found at Copan, in Central America.

Stone Idol

The front and back of a stone idol found at Copan, in Central America.

Three pictures of early stone implements during the Mousterian age.

Mousterian Age stone implements

Three pictures of early stone implements during the Mousterian age.

Early stone implements use by true men during the Reindeer age. These stones include scrapers and points.

Reindeer Age Stone Implements

Early stone implements use by true men during the Reindeer age. These stones include scrapers and points.

Stone mallets and the North American Indian method of mounting. A Neolithic age implement. Not drawn to scale.

Neolithic Implements Stone Mallets

Stone mallets and the North American Indian method of mounting. A Neolithic age implement. Not drawn…

Stone pick Neolithic age implement. Not drawn to scale.

Neolithic Implements Stone Pick

Stone pick Neolithic age implement. Not drawn to scale.

A brooch popular during Saxon times.

Stone Quoit

A brooch popular during Saxon times.

This image depicts a stone staircase in Segovia, Spain.

Stone Stairs

This image depicts a stone staircase in Segovia, Spain.

Stone tranchet Neolithic age implement used for cutting. Not drawn to scale.

Neolithic Implements Stone Tranchet

Stone tranchet Neolithic age implement used for cutting. Not drawn to scale.

A Neolithic monument located near Amesbury in England.

Stonehenge

A Neolithic monument located near Amesbury in England.

An ancient monument located in England, composed of earthworks surrounding a circular setting of large standing stones.

Stonehenge

An ancient monument located in England, composed of earthworks surrounding a circular setting of large…

Three views of a rostro-carinate (earliest period) Paleolithic stone implement. All roughly drawn to scale.

Paleolithic Stone

Three views of a rostro-carinate (earliest period) Paleolithic stone implement. All roughly drawn to…

This stone terminus bust is an Italian Renascence design found in the Villa Massimi in Rome, Italy.

Stone Terminus Bust

This stone terminus bust is an Italian Renascence design found in the Villa Massimi in Rome, Italy.

This stone terminus bust is a German Renascence design used as a mantel-piece in a town hall.

Stone Terminus Bust

This stone terminus bust is a German Renascence design used as a mantel-piece in a town hall.

A Trap Cut is a cut of gemstone. Emeralds are commonly cut this way.

Trap Cut

A Trap Cut is a cut of gemstone. Emeralds are commonly cut this way.

The Statue of Virgin and Savior is made of stone. It depicts the Virgin Mary carrying infant Jesus standing on a pedestal under a spiked canopy.

Statue of Virgin and Saviour

The Statue of Virgin and Savior is made of stone. It depicts the Virgin Mary carrying infant Jesus standing…

A migratory species of bird, found in Europe, Greenland, and probably North America

Wheatear

A migratory species of bird, found in Europe, Greenland, and probably North America

"But when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her." John 8:7 ASV
<p>Illustration of a woman kneeling at Jesus' feet. Several people stand around them. One man turns his face from the woman, while another turns his body away.

Jesus Tells a Crowd to Cast the First Stone

"But when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin…

"And they, when they heard it, went out one by one, beginning from the eldest, even unto the last: and Jesus was left alone, and the woman, where she was, in the midst. And Jesus lifted up himself, and said unto her, Woman, where are they? did no man condemn thee? And she said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said, Neither do I condemn thee: go thy way; from henceforth sin no more." John 8:9-11 ASV
<p>Illustration of Jesus standing next to two large columns. A woman is kneeling next to Jesus with her hands clasped.

Jesus Tells a Woman to Go and Sin No More

"And they, when they heard it, went out one by one, beginning from the eldest, even unto the last: and…

In masonry, is a term applied where surface of a wall shows groves between the different courses of stones, thus giving the appearance of open joints. There are many varieties of it.

Rustic Work Depictions

In masonry, is a term applied where surface of a wall shows groves between the different courses of…