Wooden Statues of deities

Challenge #2 in the Legacies series. Hosted by swamynirmal.
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The images of The very old wooden statues that are worshipped ( or believed to be devine ) through the ages in different parts/religions of the world.Not just simple statues, but with its surroundings ,they must symbolise some of its culture,beliefs etc...Please give us some details of that culture.
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Submitted: Saturday, 18th May, 2013 12:18 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 2nd August, 2012
Focal length: 200 mm
Shutter speed: 1/20 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 1600
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