Friday, October 7, 2011

Mahabalipuram: Rock Elephant

Imagine carving this out of a solid chunk of rock... Aaron Ralston would appreciate the effort that has gone into this ancient sculpture. Check out the folds on its ears, do click on the picture for a better view.

Other pictures in the Mahabalipuram series..
First Glance
Graceful Sentries
Temple Carvings
Temple Entrance


Gemel said...

Amazing, it has such a gentle energy radiating from it.
Where is it taken?

Randy said...

That is really awesome!

Arti said...

Never been to Mahabalipuram.
On my list now!
Quite exquisite piece of craftsmenship.
Have a fabulous sunday Karen:)