Tuesday, November 22, 2011


Aztec double-headed serpent in turquoise mosaic. The Mesoamerican artists obtained their turquoise from the Arizona - New Mexico area.

Makara Thorana and Buddha Statues
"Makaras (on each side of the Buddha statues) are amazing creatures: they have eyes of a monkey, trunk of an elephant, tail of a peacock, limbs of a lion, jaws of a crocodile, body of a fish and ears of a hog."

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