38 Faces

38 Faces


Thirty-eight Native American faces serve as keystones gracing the exterior of the Pioneers Museum (formerly the El Paso County Courthouse). While the overall appearance is of a series of identical faces, it becomes clear upon closer inspection that each face is in fact a one-of-a-kind sculpture.

The wedge-shaped keystones are carved from cotopaxi lava rock, and portray dozens of males, reflecting a variety of ages, facial expressions, and demeanors. Each is adorned with ornamentation ranging

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Date created: c. 1902


Colorado Springs, 80903


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