uppermost terrace

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  • The uppermost terrace supports a long structure with a single range of rooms.
  • He paid no heed to them, however, but hastened on to the uppermost terrace, where he found his friend occupied in writing. Cited from Uarda, by Georg Ebers, v4
  • The wings have three storeys in the lower court and end in a single one enclosing the uppermost terrace.
  • The path now led along the edge of a precipice descending sheer to the uppermost terrace of the valley he had left. Cited from Robert Falconer, by George MacDonald
  • Older terraces are covered by marine and/or alluvial or colluvial materials while the uppermost terrace levels usually are less well-preserved.
  • The main temple compound located on the uppermost terrace, consists of a large main temple facing west and three perwara temples on front of it facing east.
  • Present on the uppermost terrace wall is a zigzag pattern of the same quartzite.
  • From this staircase, there is a covered path on the side of the rock, leading to the uppermost terrace where the lion staircase is situated.
  • He had driven to the stables, and thence walked out on the uppermost terrace, passing the chapel without observing its unmasked windows. Cited from Donal Grant, by George MacDonald
  • To this portico a flight of sixteen steps conducts you from the uppermost terrace. Cited from Lady Good-for-Nothing, by A. T. Quiller-Couch
  • There was no shadow, only clear sun-substance built up to the sky, a bullock wagon moving slowly in the high sunlight, along the uppermost terrace of the military road. Cited from Twilight in Italy, by D.H. Lawrence
  • The Villa's uppermost terrace ends in a balustraded balcony at the left end, with a sweeping view over the plain below.
  • The Old Temple, destroyed by fire in 423 BCE, and an open-air altar stood on the uppermost terrace.
  • The uppermost terrace, fifteen metres in diameter, has a dome. Cited from Through Central Borneo, by Carl Lumholtz
  • The uppermost terrace contains a grove of olive trees, a tree common to the Judean Mountains around Jerusalem and the highest elevations within the country.
  • The divided stair to the uppermost terrace, with flights running on either side against the retaining wall to a landing and returning towards the center, was another innovation by Bramante.
  • It is said that the spire of the Sant Dnyaneshwar temple at Alandi, 17 km away, could be seen from the uppermost terrace of this building.
  • The uppermost terrace is usually a pond of water, gathered by the artificial drainage of still higher levels, and reserved for the irrigation of the score or more descending "steps" of the rice-growing stairway beneath it. Cited from Around the World on a Bicycle Volume II., by Thomas Stevens
  • Yangma convents stood at the mouth of a gorge which opened upon the uppermost terrace; and the surface of the latter, here well covered with grass, was furrowed into concentric radiating ridges, which were very conspicuous from a distance. Cited from Himalayan Journals (Complete), by J. D. Hooker
  • To the east is an apsidal hall, often identified with the temple itself, in which was found the famous mosaic with scenes from the Nile, relaid in the Palazzo Barberini-Colonna in Palestrina on the uppermost terrace (now a National Museum).