The Stone Figure Gallery
Dear Stone Art Expert,
The area of Makabe – around 80 km northeast of Tokyo – is famous for its
stonemasons.Usually the stonemasons are small family companies with several
generations of experience in this profession. All stone used by the stonemasons
is taken from the nearby Kaba Mountain quarry.
Here an is an overview of the Tokyo - Makabe
area. On the left side, below, lies Tokyo, west around Tokyo Bay, to the north- east, around
80 km from Tokyo is the aera famous for stonemasons.
This stone was taken from Kaba Mountain.
It'saround 200 cm x 120 cm x 80 cm
It eighs around 200 tons
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