The Magars are one of the ethno linguistic groups of Nepal, but also the name of a mason who built the wall of Makaravank monastry complex. Makaravank is a 10th to 13th century church complex. In this piece we are using the ornements below the altar of the main church.
Tuff, also known as volcanic tuff, is a type of rock made of volcanic ash ejected from a vent during a volcanic eruption. Massive wood.