From the main pedestal project four buttresses, on which are seated four monolith figures representing Morality, Education, Law, and Freedom.
The societies advised that trilithon 6, 7, with lintel - which had slewed round - and trilithon 56, which was leaning at a dangerous angle, should be examined with a view to replacement with as little excavation as possible; that the monolith and lintel 22 be replaced, and its companion sarsen (21) secured; and that trilithon 57, 58, should be re-erected in its place, which was exactly known.
Near Kempoch point is a monolith of mica-schist, 6 ft.
In the XXVIth dynasty rebuilt the temple again, and placed in it a large monolith shrine of red granite, finely wrought.
Of Apries (Haa-ab-ra, Hophra) an obeliskand two monolith shrines are the principal remains.
They appear to be connected with Semitic sun-worship, and are assigned by Bent to the same period as the temple at Baalbek, though some antiquarians would place them much earlier; the representation of a castle in a single stone seems to bear some relation to the idea worked out in the monolith churches of Lalibela described byRaffray.
High, probably the finest sculptured monolith in Scotland, stands in a field to the east of the town.
The next class of dam to be considered is that in which the structure as a whole is so bound together that, with certain reservations, it may be considered as a monolith subject chiefly to the overturning tendency of waterpressure resisted by the weight of the structure itself and the supporting pressure of the foundation.