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1 Delafosse suggests that this may have been grey-spotted granite. The name is doubtful, as "Edesian" and Ephesian" are other readings.
2 In Chapter 13 of this Book.
3 "Golden stone." A variety, perhaps, of the Thebaic stone with gold spots, mentioned in Chapter 13 of this Book.
5 See Chapters 11 and 38 of this Book.
6 In consequence of its extreme hardness.
7 Phœnician stone and Tænarian stone do not appear to have been identified. Parian stone may probably have been white Parian marble.
8 See Chapter 12 of this Book.
9 Serpentine. See Chapters 11 and 30.
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