CFFC: With the Letter “O”


Osiris, Wall Painting, Temple of Amana, now located at New Amana, Nubia, Egypt

Wall painting of the god Osiris in the Temple of Amana. The Temple of Amana, the oldest Egyptian temple in Nubia, was saved from the rising waters of Lake Nasser during the construction of the Aswan High Dam.  The temple was saved by France, in an effort by over 50 countries to save the monuments and buildings of ancient Nubia.

CFFC: The Letter “O” Anywhere in the Word

Color Your World 2017: Laser Lemon

Dambulla buddha

Seated Buddha, Dambulla Caves, Sri Lanka

Seated Buddha, Dambulla Caves, Sri Lanka

Jennifer’s 2017 Color Your World Challenge: Laser Lemon

Saturday Statues #8

Sri Lanka Statues

Hindu , Dambulla Caves, Sri Lanka

Hindu and local deities, polychrome wood, Dambulla Caves, Sri Lanka

Two polychrome wooden statues from the second and largest cave at Dambulla, in Sri Lanka. Most of the statues and painting in the cave complex relate to Buddha.  These figures have been identified as Saman, one of four guardian deities of Sri Lanka, and the Hindu god Vishnu. The statues date from the 12th century A.D.


Saturday Statues #8


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