Blessed Beast: Photograph by Aaron Huey | National Geographic | Spetember 23, 2014

Blessed Beast:
Photograph by Aaron Huey, National Geographic

Blessed Beast:
Photograph by Aaron Huey, National Geographic

Traditions endure in the Svaneti region, high in Georgia’s Caucasus Mountains.

Here, a bull with candles on its horns is blessed at a tenth-century church near the town of Mestia before being sacrificed for a February feast dating from pre-Christian times.

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