Okinawa Part 1: Pottery – Demons – Wood Carvings
I was down in Okinawa in mid-May for a language conference, and it was my first visit. I took quite a few photos while down there, so I thought I’d organize them according to several themes. This one is Pottery. One unique feature of Okinawa architecture is the pottery good-luck demon squatting on the tile roof. They are variations on the ‘Shisa’ lion-dogs found throughout Japan and China at most temple and shrine complexes.