There are rocks that look like Elvis. Johnny Depp. Donald Trump. A Star Wars Stormtrooper. ET. All in a peculiar little museum in Chichibu, Japan, two hours east of Tokyo. The museum, called Chineskikan, is run by a woman named Yoshiko Hayama, and is devoted to jinmenseki, the art of finding and preserving river stones that resemble human faces. Some take a bit of imagination to see; in others, the resemblance to a celebrity, politician, or historical figure are uncanny.

 

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