On behalf of Tolkien Week, I bring you a replica of epic proportions.
Patrick Actonmatchstick models1000Minas Tirith
23,000 small support blocks and 420,000 matchsticks.
Tolkien describes this ancient fortress as appearing to be "hewn from the rock of Mount Mindolluin" of the White Mountains. The city is said to tower 700 feet high, resting as a lookout of the Pelennor Fields.
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