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In geology, stratigraphy is the study of rock layers within the earth. Coined by the 17th century Danish scientist Nicolas Steno, a pioneer in the fields of anatomical and geological science, The Law of Superposition states, “Sedimentary layers are deposited in a time sequence, with the oldest on the bottom and the youngest on the top.”


Is this design a reflection of Steno’s geological revelation? Give us your formulations and we’ll reveal the answer tomorrow!


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5 Responses

  1. Anne says:

    I think it's one of those "poof" style seats!

  2. Mary Wiseman says:

    I think this is an ottoman

  3. Lisa says:

    A cube-style ottoman.

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  5. Esther says:

    I think it's a stack of carpet tiles

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