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Monument to the drowned – Kolokshinsky Istukan

Monument to the drowned - Kolokshinsky Istukan

Monument to the drowned – Kolokshinsky Istukan

Monument to the drowned – Kolokshinsky Istukan

Kolokshinsky graven image, like Moai of Easter Island, stands on the edge of a dense forest, not far from the banks of the river Klyazma, in Vladimir region. According to local legend, Kolokshinsky idol – a monument to the drowned in the river Klyazma. In general, this weird and even frightening sculpture depicts three fragments of the human body of giant size – head, hands and foot. … Giant hand protruding from the ground, in a farewell gesture waves to passing by the living … . But especially creepy the giant looks in the sunset, as a reminder that people, each in his own time, will find their last shelter in the earth. The unknown author made the monument of pure concrete with an imitation of wood texture. Since the monument is located near the village of Koloksha, it bears the name – Kolokshinsky istukan. Its height is a little less than three human growth. In addition, at the back side of giant head is a sign that explains the cause of death. Three semi-circles symbolize the Shield of the Trinity, and the triangle in the middle symbolizes the water. However, according to those who don’t believe in mystic origin of the monument, it appeared on the territory of the sanatorium “Rublevskie Zori” specifically to attract tourists.

A giant hand in a farewell gesture waves to passing by the living

A giant hand in a farewell gesture waves to passing by the living

Monument to the drowned – Kolokshinsky Istukan

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