WPC: Sculpted Faces from Around the World

Interesting to see how faces are interpreted in statues in different parts of the world.

The volcanic stone face of one of the Toltec warriors or ‘Atlantids’ at Tula, Mexico.volcanic stone face, Tula, Mexico Stone faces from the STAM Museum in Ghent, Belgium.
STAM Museum in Ghent, Belgium Face inside a statue at Ribadeo, Spain.
Face inside a statue at Ribadeo, Spain A double-faced goddess in the temple at the end of U Bien Bridge in Myanmar. (More about the U Bien Bridge, a Must-See in Mandalay)
A Double-faced Goddess in the temple at the end of U Bien Bridge in Myanmar One of the many faces of the Bayon at Angkor Wat in Cambodia.
One of the many faces of the Bayon at Angkor Wat in Cambodia An acid-eaten statue in Rouen Cathedral, France. (More about Rouen’s Cathedral, a Study in Grey.)
An Acid-Eaten Statue in Rouen Cathedral, FranceSculpture in Knokke-Heist Central Plaza, Belgium. (See Off to a Photo Exhibition in Knokke-Heist.)Knokke Heist statue (Belgium) Face of a cherub with a mossy hairdo at Kasteel de Haar near Utrecht, Holland.
Face of a cherub with a mossy hairdo at Kasteel de Haar near Utrecht, Holland. A sculpture of three faces in Dublin Botanical Garden. (More about the sculpture show in Dublin’s Botanical Garden.)
sculpture in Dublin Botanical GardenThe unusual faces on the sculptures outside a winery in Naramata, BC.
The unusual faces on the sculptures outside a winery in Naramata, BC Concrete statue of Buddha at Nong Kai Park in Northeast Thailand (Issan).
Concrete Statue of Buddha at Nong Kai Park in Northeast Thailand (Issan) This drain with a face in Laos changes the meaning of spew.
This drain with a face in Laos changes the meaning of spew More of the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Face.

 

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6 responses to “WPC: Sculpted Faces from Around the World

  1. I love looking for details on the faces of statues. These were great. I found some on church doorknobs today and would love to do a study. My camera would eat them up. xo

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