Man Or A Woman? 12th Century Indian Sculpture
Hey guys, I found a couple of sculptures made in the
12th century A.D in Thanjavur, India. Let us take a look
at them, because they are super intriguing. Now, let us look from the left side. It looks
like a man because of the stern face with the eyebrow that has an arch, but not well
rounded. So it definitely looks like a man’s face and when you move to the right side,
you can see a smiling, feminine face with a nice well rounded eyebrow. So let me show you the statue from the bottom.
If you look at the legs, on the left side you can see a big upper thigh that gradually
gets smaller towards the knee. On the right side you can see that the thigh is very slender
and even all over like that of a woman. Let’s look at the mid section: On the left
is a firm and a narrow waist like a man. And on the right, you can see how shapely the
waist is carved and it gets larger towards the hip. So what do you think it is? A man or a woman?
If you want, you can pause the video and come up with the right answer. This will give you
the answer: It is a COMBO! It is infact, a half-and-half sculpture carved about 800 years
ago. I hope you enjoyed this video, and please
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