Weekly Photo Challenge : Broken


The very intricate carving on this pulpit looks a bit the worse for wear, and a little bit broken, probably because of its age!   It is a plaster cast of a pulpit designed by Giovanni Pisano way back in 1302.

Old pulpit at the V & A

Old pulpit at the V & A

Another ancient monument, which may look like a heap of broken ruins, is something that has also stood the test of time.    Great Zimbabwe, which was built between the 11th and 13th centuries is  the largest collection of ruins in Africa.

Even if something is broken, it can still be a thing of beauty

Great Zimbabwe

Great Zimbabwe

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5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Livonne
    May 25, 2015 @ 22:43:27

    Wow.. How beautiful is that pulpit and so intricate. What size is that?

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  3. galeweithers
    May 28, 2015 @ 01:27:37

    Definitely agree that there can be beauty in brokenness – except for my take on the challege which you can find here (let me know what you think about it by leaving me a comment or two): https://galeweithers.wordpress.com/2015/05/23/wordpress-photo-challenge-broken-diets/

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  4. badfish
    May 28, 2015 @ 04:36:50

    lovely

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