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Artists Carve Massive Way of the Cross Images on Bolivian Sand Dunes

2018-03-31 11:56
Bolivian and Peruvian artists spent part of Good Friday, March 30, carving large religious images depicting the Way of the Cross stations out of sand in dunes just north of the city of Oruro. Good Friday, the most sombre day of the Christian liturgical calendar, commemorates the day the Bible says Jesus was crucified. The Way of the Cross marks 14 events, called stations, from the time Roman governor Pontius Pilate condemns Jesus to death until his burial in a tomb. Artists have carved the religious sculptures in the dunes here every year since 2004.