Sunday, March 15, 2009

others eyes

Banded agates from Brazil cut to reveal a realistic eye from stone. The Greeks and Romans used banded agate beads as talismans and thought they protected them from the evil eye. 
Pair of marble, frit, quartz and obsidian eyes designed for a larger than life ancient Greek or Roman sculpture. Circa 5th century B.C., The Metropolitan Museum of Art Greek & Roman galleries.
fun with photography and an iPhone. spooky eye opened and closed at the same time

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