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janus: one face looks to the furture and the other to the past ..........

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Winter (January) involved the god Janus, who looked backwards and forwards. This is the god behind New Year's celebrations.

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Africa | Janus mask (Idangani Society) from the Sala Mpasu culture of DR Congo | Fiber, raffia, pigment, and feathers | 20th century

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Africa ~ Janus headed helmet mask "bolo" from the Bobo people of Burkina Faso ~ wood, black, red and white pigment & abrus seeds

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OLD Fang Janus Helmet Mask Double Faced Gabon African ART Ngontang Masque Heaume | eBay

Melkor. Falling. by VirginieCarquin.deviantart.com on @deviantART {Janus Tallum} maybe a Rory after serving Veta

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Paintings and mixed media by Januz Miralles | http://ineedaguide.blogspot.com/2015/04/januz-miralles-update-3.html | #art #paintings

January is named after the Roman god Janus. He had two faces to see the future and the past! This engraving of Janus by Dutch artist Jacobus Harrewyn was made in 1698. Source: British Museum.

Allegory of the Five Obstinate Monsters, 1575-1618

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:mlzd Architekten, Dominique Marc Wehrli · Janus · Divisare

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