History of Granite

A history of the use the of granite through time by a number if different civilizations.
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This is the Brihadeeswarar Temple located in Southern India and it was the first in the world to be built entirely of granite. #StoneAction #TBT  http://stoneaction.net

This is the Brihadeeswarar Temple located in Southern India and it was the first in the world to be built entirely of granite. #StoneAction #TBT http://stoneaction.net

This upper section of the temple called the Gopuram is said to be carved out of one single piece of granite and weighs 81 tons. #StoneAction #TBT #GranitePlanet #GranitePlanit http://stoneaction.net

This upper section of the temple called the Gopuram is said to be carved out of one single piece of granite and weighs 81 tons. #StoneAction #TBT #GranitePlanet #GranitePlanit http://stoneaction.net

Ancient Egyptians used granite abundantly in their construction, however the process the ancient Egyptians used to work the granite remains a mystery and is still debated by scientists. #ThrowBackThrusday  #TBT  #StoneAction   http://stoneaction.net

Ancient Egyptians used granite abundantly in their construction, however the process the ancient Egyptians used to work the granite remains a mystery and is still debated by scientists. #ThrowBackThrusday #TBT #StoneAction http://stoneaction.net

This Sarcophagus which is found in the Great Pyramid at Giza is made from “Red Aswan Granite”.  http://stoneaction.net #ThrowBackThursday   #TBT   #StoneAction

This Sarcophagus which is found in the Great Pyramid at Giza is made from “Red Aswan Granite”. http://stoneaction.net #ThrowBackThursday #TBT #StoneAction

This is the Brihadeeswarar Temple located in Southern India and it was the first in the world to be built entirely of granite. #StoneAction #TBT  http://stoneaction.net

This is the Brihadeeswarar Temple located in Southern India and it was the first in the world to be built entirely of granite. #StoneAction #TBT http://stoneaction.net

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