Otoroshi is a long haired yokai who perches on the top of roofs and temple gates in Japan to wait and pounce on anyone who tries to enter with an evil soul. It mauls and eats the wicked when not snacking on small birds. Image: Bakemono no e, 17th Century
Al-Khazneh, or The Treasury, is a massive temple carved out of a sandstone rock face in Petra, Jordan and built in 1 AD. Originally a built as a mausoleum and crypt, the statues that grace the opening are of mythological figures related to the underworld.