A round, smooth, stone jar.
Breaking down a stone door with a hammer.
A vast, flawless spider’s web, like a great curtain made in a deep place, where no fly would disturb its pattern.
Crafting Adam from dust.
A pure moon, without mark or shadow.
A drop of water, forever falling, in a bottomless, windless pit: forever a perfect sphere.
Holding the paths of the planets in the mind, tracing their course through heaven with a compass.
Water splashes, and the the drops fall in the pattern of the stars in their constellations.
Building ranges of mountains, and crafting the eyelash of a lifeless image with the same fingers.
The Wheels full of eyes beneath the throne of the Creator.
Archimedes teaching Hephaestus.
Spreading the foundations of the earth as though making a bed for a King.
No star falls and no comet mars the sky.
A silky veil made of wire so fine and supple that no individual strand can be seen, even by elvish eyes.
Meditating on the beauty of a cave, in total darkness.
Stone and metal statues carved with such detail that the clothes feel like real cloth.
The curve of the side of a ceramic pitcher.
Jay's idea of loosing armor from a photographically perfect statue.
A heavy ring of Keys.
The curve of a great boat with many oars.
Three dimensional Fractals.
The formations of thought.
The theme of Hands in The Greater Trumps.
The lines of the hand.
A true bishops miter.
A great, fluted column without a capital.
A vast, massive harp played by wide hands with long, powerful fingers.
The curve of the dome of the head, the calvarium.
An uncial document without spaces.
Artificial cranial deformation.
The terracotta army.
A windmill with massive sails.
A recorder (instrument).
An armory filled with shining suits of full armor and long swords, to fit out an innumerable army.
The underground rivers of Mesoamerica.
The gypsum crystals of Lechugiya.
The Naugrim masks.
The Earths magnetic field, auroras.
A great helm.
The form of a horn.
The golden spiral.
The shell of a nautilus, or nautiloid.
Weighing in the balances.
Mexican black hair.
A great, hard, ancient whip, used an unimaginable number of times.
The Philosophers Stone.
The cognizance of all the levels of technology.
The crescent moon.
The Temple of Solomon.
Footprints of giants.
The rock of Cashel.
The Tower of Winds, on Wind Plain.
The Riddle of Stars.
The oil wells in Texas.
A vast Trapdoor slowly rising to reveal broad steps down into darkness.
The Anatomy of the Human Body.
A deep well.
Dark roses with thick, thorny stems.
A deep goblet with two great handles.
Sounds resonating in the sphere of the earth.
A great, significant gathering of ravens.
The two way spiral of large, black seeds in a broad sunflower head.
The potential of a mass of heavy, unformed clay.
The quivering view through a sheet of pouring, near boiling water.
The weight needed to form solid stone into a sphere.
A crown of thorns.
What do you think?
What parts stand out to you? Does it give you any ideas? Do you have a question about some part? Does any of it remind you of something?
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