Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Sansia XI: Roof Decoration of Zushih Temple

The second floor of the temple allows us a closer look at the tiled-rooftop decoration.  They are made of ceramics.

The intricated gold leafed wood carving on top of stone carved pillar.


Detail of the carving.

1 comment:

shu said...

These temples are amazing. I, too, noticed the carvings on these temples when I visited Taiwan last time. You have the camera and skill to capture them. I think they deserve a whole book devoted to them. I am partial to the lanterns - the light around it very soft, but clearly visible. Sis

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