Mountain of the Gods --Ruins on Mount Nemrut, Turkey, burial site of kings, date from the first century B. These statues were made by the people of the ancient Kingdom of Commagene, located in SE Turkey near the Syrian Border.
The Cloud People, Los Pinchudos, Perú - the figures' gazes are fixed where the first rays of the rising sun will appear over the vast Utcubamba Valley. Known as the Warriors of the Clouds, the Chachapoyas (a name given to them by the Inca who conquered th
Mount Nemrut-Adiyaman /Turkey Nemrut or Nemrud is a mountain in southeastern Turkey, notable for the summit where a number of large statues are erected around what is assumed to be a royal tomb from the century BC.
Memorial by Gillian Forbes, Scotland. www.memorialbyartists.co.uk 'I have been working in stone since 1990, developing the craft of hand carving in Scotland. Based at my purpose-built studio in the hamlet of Path of Condie, 10 miles southwest of Perth in the Ochil Hills, I create bespoke stone carvings predominantly from British slate, sandstone and limestone.'