The Ancients

By SlowSong
Some stones in Canterbury Cathedral with ancient scratchings. I'm rather taken with the rather sharp nails on the hand in V3. Creepy. Smile

I'm glad you enjoyed yesterday's efforts, and was pleased to see that the guys joined in with the fun, dare I say, even more than the girls. Grin
However, no hidden goodies today.
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Tags: Photo journalism General Architecture Close-up and macro Sightseeing Stonework travel

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Comments


franken Plus
13 3.7k 4 Wales
26 Aug 2013 5:24PM
Interesting set Chris.

Ken

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Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2013 6:01PM
Good and varied set Chris,
Has to be V1 as love the comp with the windows in background
Coming through
Lillian
Richsr Plus
8 90 219 England
26 Aug 2013 6:20PM
Interesting graffite and well seen too
R.
mrswoolybill Plus
9 840 1372 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2013 6:28PM
Beautiful and mysterious, contact with past lives. If only we knew the stories...
Moira
Very mysterious... A little creepy
26 Aug 2013 7:04PM
It was the Anchor butter that was poisoned .......somebody has tried to leave a clue as to Who Done It................GrinGrinGrinGrin
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2013 7:12PM
How very interesting, ancient Graffiti, very well observed and captured.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
saltireblue Plus
5 5.4k 31 Norway
26 Aug 2013 7:46PM
Makes one wonder what type of persons the ancient graffiti writers were compared to today's...

Malc
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
26 Aug 2013 9:11PM
There is a fort in Florida that has some grafittti like this, they say it was done by prisoners-- Here, it is the date that fascinates-- Wonderful stories come to mind!
SlowSong Plus
7 5.8k 29 England
26 Aug 2013 9:19PM
There was so much carving in the cathedral you could fill a book. I didn't see most of it. But when you see really ancient carvings you can't help but wonder. Smile
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
26 Aug 2013 10:02PM
Perhaps he scratched the images with those nails! Well illustrated damage, Chris.

Dave
mikbee Plus
8 3 8 Scotland
26 Aug 2013 11:09PM
Nice stones Chris,
but I can't find your Pork Scratchings anywhere !!
Mick.
rontear Plus
12 8 7 England
26 Aug 2013 11:31PM
Scratching the surface ChrisWink
Ron.
27 Aug 2013 6:38AM
intriguing
nonur Plus
7 15 9 Turkey
27 Aug 2013 7:48AM

Quote:Beautiful and mysterious, contact with past lives. If only we knew the stories...
Moira

Moira has put it so well, Chris. Great textures.
27 Aug 2013 11:23PM
Love these.An excellent set.
-source
Ridgeway 9 222 2 Ireland
26 Sep 2013 6:29PM
I'd love to see more of these,,great set.

Aidan,,

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