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a man painting an enormous wood and paper effigy of a purple head for a Hindu festival
October 11, 2020

Festival Art

A craftsman works on a wood-and-paper effigy of Ravana, a 10-headed demon king, for the 1962 Dussehra Festival in New Delhi, India. During the Hindu festival, torches will set the effigy ablaze, and fireworks will shoot out of its eyes.
Photograph by Dayawanti Shourie, Nat Geo Image Collection
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