The first set images from Christopher Nolan's Batman: The Dark Knight Rises have emerged online, they are from the India shoot and they possibly reveal a plot point for the final installment in the current trilogy. Hit the jump for the details.
The images originate from the The Dark Knight Rises set in Jodhpur, India. It appears the photos were snapped from the window of a train. In one image it looks like a crew are setting up a green screen for the shoot. On closer inspection it looks like the Lazarus pit appearing in the movie.
"The Lazarus Pit is mythical vats of arcane chemicals in the DC comics universe. The most common user of the pit is Ra's al Ghul. Ra's al Ghul accidentally discovered the first Lazarus Pit as a cure for the dying son of a sultan he worked for. The Pit had a terrible side effect, however; it turned the Prince temporarily insane, leading to him killing the doctor's wife. After being blamed for the murder, the man who would become Ra's Al Ghul was buried in the desert. He was rescued by a tribe and a boy named Huew. After this he used the Lazarus Pit to save himself, and vowed to avenge his wife. The doctor gave himself the title Ra's al Ghul - The Demon's Head"