Strike a pose

By: pelly*made

Jan 31 2013

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Category: Archives, photos

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Aperture:f/2.8
Focal Length:10.64mm
ISO:200
Shutter:1/401 sec
Camera:HP PhotoSmart C945 (V01.74)

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Stilt walker handing out leaflets in Technopolis, Gazi area ~ Athens

wiki: amazing as it seems archaeological ruins and texts show that stiltwalking was practised in ancient Greece as far back as the 6th century BC. The photo below is taken from wikipedia (definition of stilts). It is a storage jar with a chorus of stilt walkers (date: between 550 and 525 BC, place made: Athens, current location: Getty villa, photography: Remy Mathis). Incredible similarity: the hats of the stilt walkers…

Getty_Villa_Storage_Jar_with_a_chorus_of_Stilt_walkers

 

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