cyclopean masonry

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Noun1.cyclopean masonry - a primitive style of masonry characterized by use of massive stones of irregular shape and sizecyclopean masonry - a primitive style of masonry characterized by use of massive stones of irregular shape and size
stonework - masonry done with stone
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Cyclopean structures have been identified so far in the Khanlar, Dastafur, Shamkhir and Gadabay regions.
Addressing the sacrality linked with prehistoric megalithic and Cyclopean structures, Pozzi (not further identified) argues that it was the devotion and submission to, or perhaps even the fear of, superior beings, the gods or divinified ancestors, that furnished the motivation and strength to large groups of people to carry out the immense works.