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Dates
Made during the Years of the Trees; survived into the Fourth Age
Location
Minas Anor (the tower later renamed Minas Tirith)
Origins
Made by Fëanor
Races
Made by Elves, but used by Men
Division
Culture
Family
An heirloom of the House of Elendil
Pronunciation
Anor is pronounced 'ah'nor'
Meaning
Named for Minas Anor the Tower of the Sun, where it was held
Other names
Later known as the Stone of Minas Tirith

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Anor-stone

The palantír of Minas Anor

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The Palantíri of Middle-earth

The Gondorian palantír kept at Minas Tirith, taking its name from the older title of that city, Minas Anor. This was the seeing-stone used by Denethor during the War of the Ring.


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