CARVED STONE

A stone decorated with carved designs or other artificial markings. Use more specific term where applicable. Use ROCK CARVING when designs are carved on outcrop or a cave wall.

Sculptured Stone (Non-Preferred)

Related Terms

Term Note
ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT A detached piece of masonry, generally worked, formally part of a stone structure. Use more specific term where known.
INSCRIBED STONE A commemorative stone inscribed with words. Use more specific term where appropriate.
ROCK CARVING A figure or design cut into natural outcrop or a cave wall.
SCULPTURE A figurative or abstract design in the round or in relief, made by chiselling stone, carving wood, modelling clay, casting metal, or similar processes.