Sunday, December 14, 2008

Architectural Details

these are bizarrely realistic versions of bucrania that look vaguely Hindu

and on only this keystone is the old man's face accompanied by a...griffin?

at first glance I thought this was a clock but instead it's a wind direction dial?


  1. T you have a great eye for detail , your pictures each day are very refreshing.

  2. On reflection the bulls head although it has a decorated head rather like 'Nandi' the Hindu sacred bull, has more likely been influenced by the Minoan Bull culture

  3. you're right! and thus, it would be more in keeping with the rest of the decoration on that building. thanks!