Thursday, September 3, 2009

World of Wonders

I was never really into sculpture until I visited the Archeology Museum in Istanbul, Turkey. Now I get it. The top image is from an ancient tombstone, I love that it looks like she is sucking his face off.

Detail on an ancient Tombstone

Close on Pan Statue

Oceanus (with Zeus in the background)

Statue of Tyche, goddess of fortune
-M

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

That is some beautiful photography

Anonymous said...

I'm thinking suck my kiss was inspired by this tomb

Anonymous said...

Hot. Giving Pygmalion a run for the money