Gnomo - Luarca, Asturias, España
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna
N 43° 32.591 W 006° 32.085
29T E 699162 N 4824089
Gnomos in the façade
Waymark Code: WM15BHC
Location: Principado de Asturias, Spain
Date Posted: 12/01/2021
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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This two gnomos are in the façade of flowers shop in Luarca.
They both hold an old lantern for a candle. They both seem to be looking at each other, but one walks and the other waits and looks into the distance with a hand over his eyes, to avoid glare?

Wikipedia say that gnomo "According to the mythology of Northern Europe the gnomes, nomos are elemental mythological beings of the earth in whose entrails they dwell, working in mines, guarding underground treasures and caring for metals and precious stones. It is also said that they steal from ambitious and wealthy people. They are represented small and with a humanoid appearance. The gnomes form a supernatural people of very small and invisible beings, endowed with singular cunning. They are fantastic beings that appear in stories, cartoons, etc. They are usually represented in ceramics in the gardens of some houses, predominantly in Western countries. A gnomid is the gnome's wife, who, unlike him, was supposed to be endowed with great beauty."
Time Period: Middle Ages

Approximate Date of Epic Period: XVI century

Epic Type: Mythical

Exhibit Type: Figure, Statue, 3D Art

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