Gothic Gargoyles

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While no ancient texts exist that explain the meaning of these strange creatures, we do know that artisans as far back as the Bronze Age used the grotesque - in gorgons, griffins and sphinxes, for example - to avert the powers of evil.

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Oxford Gargoyle.

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Grotesques

Grotesques

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cemetery gargoyles | ... Marble Orchard - Matthews Gargoyle, Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY

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