14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Carving Statues of the Buddha
It’s dusty and backbreaking work. Covered from head to toe with thick white dust, crouching low on their launches, the men and boys use angle grinders to carve the shape out of solid blocks of white marble.All of the statues are created by hand.
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||Nov. 29, 2016, 6:37 a.m.