Phantasmic effigy of light by xluxifer Character Design Inspiration  (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin)

Phantasmic effigy of light by xluxifer Character Design Inspiration (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin)

Eleanor of Aquitaine's effigy at Fontrevault. Queen of France and England, she was known for her passion for reading. Lovely.

Eleanor of Aquitaine--one of my favorite historical women. Eleanor of Aquitaine's effigy at Fontrevault. Queen of France and England, she was known for her passion for reading.

An Activity for School-Age Children:  Children can create an animal-inspired coil pot to treasure for years to come.

An Activity for School-Age Children: Children can create an animal-inspired coil pot to treasure for years to come.

Lobster Effigy Vessel

Lobster Effigy Vessel

Chinook Indian man on the Columbia River near the now flooded Celilo Falls (c. 1909). The animal effigy on this canoe was a typical canoe design for Oregon tribes. The paddle handle is visible. photo: Edward S. Curtis

Chinook Indian man on the Columbia River near the now flooded Celilo Falls (c. 1909). The animal effigy on this canoe was a typical canoe design for Oregon tribes. The paddle handle is visible. photo: Edward S. Curtis

An emerald intaglio pendant with the effigy of Catherine the Great. 18th Century.

An emerald intaglio pendant with the effigy of Catherine the Great. 18th Century.

Priest Effigy, St Martin's church, Ancaster, Lincolnshire

Priest Effigy, St Martin's church, Ancaster, Lincolnshire

Emerald Effigy Ring Limited Run

Emerald Effigy Ring Limited Run

Chirimoya (?) Effigy Bottle

Chirimoya (?) Effigy Bottle

Effigy Metate (Grinding Stone)

Effigy Metate (Grinding Stone)

Robert's effigy is of painted Irish bog oak and was made about 100 years after his death.3 The effigy is that of a cross legged knight, which since the 16th century was thought to symbolize one who had participated in the Crusades. However this theory has since been rejected, and it is now thought that the cross legged form ..impart vigour into the effigy.

Robert's effigy is of painted Irish bog oak and was made about 100 years after his death.3 The effigy is that of a cross legged knight, which since the 16th century was thought to symbolize one who had participated in the Crusades. However this theory has since been rejected, and it is now thought that the cross legged form ..impart vigour into the effigy.

Papua New Guinea, North Maprik District, Abelam people, 20th century CE. This is a human figure effigy ornament, said to be worn by chiefs both during war and during dances - they are only for men and only for wear when in full ceremonial dress and face paint. It is called a karawut (also karahut or kara'ut), a type of body adornment that is in a rough human body shape which is two dimensional aside from a protruding nose. The shape, made of knotted bush string dyed red, blue, and brown, is…

Papua New Guinea, North Maprik District, Abelam people, 20th century CE. This is a human figure effigy ornament, said to be worn by chiefs both during war and during dances - they are only for men and only for wear when in full ceremonial dress and face paint. It is called a karawut (also karahut or kara'ut), a type of body adornment that is in a rough human body shape which is two dimensional aside from a protruding nose. The shape, made of knotted bush string dyed red, blue, and brown, is…

Human Effigy

Human Effigy

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