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All-Seeing Eye image in Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh
by Freeman, Margery. All-Seeing Eye image in Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh This All-Seeing Eye image framed in a triangle surrounded by sun rays and carved lotus blossoms is displayed in the Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh. The [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Balinese priest in white clothes sprinkles holy water on kneeling women
by Freeman, Margery. Balinese priest in white clothes sprinkles holy water on kneeling womenA standing Balinese priest wearing white clothes and holding a silver bowl sprinkles holy water on kneeling women who hold out [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Balinese temple roof shows multi-tiered thatch construction
by Freeman, Margery. Balinese temple roof shows multi-tiered thatch constructionA Balinese temple roof shows their characteristic multi-tiered thatch construction. Coconut palm trees frame the background to the temple [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Bayon Temple tower wall with carved stone faces in profile at Angkor Thom
by Freeman, Margery. Bayon Temple tower wall with carved stone faces in profile at Angkor ThomThis view of Bayon Temple tower walls at Angkor Thom reveals two carved stone faces in profile. The one in foreground at left [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Broken stone doorway at Ta Prohm site at Angkor
by Freeman, Margery. Broken stone doorway at Ta Prohm site at AngkorThe massive left stone post of this doorway at Ta Prohm has broken and dropped to the ground. The top and right side of the stone door frame remain [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Carved animals on ceiling in Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh
by Freeman, Margery. Carved animals on ceiling in Cao Dai temple at Tay NinhAnimal figures are carved around a light fixture on the ceiling of the Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh. Visible here are a turtle, representing [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Carved columns and robed worshipper on veranda of Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh
by Freeman, Margery. Carved columns and robed worshipper on veranda of Cao Dai temple at Tay NinhThree columns carved with dragons and lotus flowers, and a white-robed worshipper walking nearby, are seen on the front [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Carved relief of four dancing female divinities with spiked crowns at Angkor Wat
by Freeman, Margery. Carved relief of four dancing female divinities with spiked crowns at Angkor WatFour dancing female divinities with spiked crowns appear together on a carved stone bas-relief at Angkor Wat. These [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Carved stone guardian face over entrance gate at Pura Kehen Temple, Bali
by Freeman, Margery. Carved stone guardian face over entrance gate at Pura Kehen Temple, Bali A fanged face with large round eyes represents a temple guardian depicted above the stone entrance gate of Pura Kehen Temple [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Carved stone reliefs of Garuda supporting Elephant Terrace at Angkor Thom
by Freeman, Margery. Carved stone reliefs of Garuda supporting Elephant Terrace at Angkor Thom Carved stone reliefs of Garuda, a Hindu mythical bird who transports the god Vishnu, appear to support the Elephant Terrace [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Cave 15 in Ellora, India
by Freeman, Margery. Cave 15 in Ellora, India This is an aerial view of Cave 15 at Ellora, India. In the middle, there is a small temple building carved from rock, and on three sides, the rock cliffs from which the [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Cave 16 in Ellora, India
by Freeman, Margery. Cave 16 in Ellora, IndiaThis is cave 16 in the cave complex at Ellora, India. A temple made of stone towers over the viewer. The walls of the temple are punctuated with niches filled with statues. [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Colorful columns and hall of Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh
by Freeman, Margery. Colorful columns and hall of Cao Dai temple at Tay NinhColorful columns and hall of Cao Dai temple at Tay NinhCarved dragons and swirling clouds spiral around pink, blue, black, and white columns in [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Crumbling stone arch over doorway at Ta Prohm site at Angkor
by Freeman, Margery. Crumbling stone arch over doorway at Ta Prohm site at AngkorA stone "false arch" crumbles over a doorway at the Ta Prohm site at Angkor. Rather than building a vaulted arch, which requires a scaffold [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Face on top of south gate tower of Bayon Temple at Angkor Thom
by Freeman, Margery. Face on top of south gate tower of Bayon Temple at Angkor Thom A huge face and other carved head images are visible at the top of the south gate tower of Bayon Temple. Such serenely smiling faces [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
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