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winged: Matthew, lion: Mark, ox: Luke, eagle: John. center lamb of God: Christ. 9th century

The Book of Kells, c. 800 AD. This page contains the symbols of the Four Evangelists: a man (Matthew), a lion (Mark), an eagle (John) and an ox (Luke). The four cardinal points of the Zodiac.

The alchemical symbol of apotheosis, the transformation of man into god, is traditionally represented by an image of a hand with other symbols, including skulls, crowns, stars, fish, keys, lanterns, astrological symbols and the all-seeing eye.

"the virtues of man" symbols... sacred geometry & sigils

Plaque with the Symbol of the Evangelist John Date: ca. 1100 Geography: Made in, Conques, France Culture: French Medium: Copper: cut and gilt; champlevé and cloisonné enamel: black, lapis and lavender blue, turquoise, green, red, white, pinkish white. Dimensions: Overall: 4 x 2 3/8 x 1/8in. (10.1 x 6.1 x 0.3cm) Classification: Enamels Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 Accession Number: 17.190.429

Plaque with the Symbol of the Evangelist Luke Date: ca. 1100 Geography: Made in, Conques, France Culture: French Medium: Copper: cut and gilt; champlevé and cloisonné enamel: black, lapis and lavender blue, turquoise, green, red, white, pinkish white, semi-translucent wine red. Dimensions: Overall: 4 x 2 7/16 x 1/8in. (10.1 x 6.2 x 0.3cm) Classification: Enamels Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 Accession Number: 17.190.428

Notable printers' marks. Historically, a printer’s mark is a symbol identifying a particular printer, such a mark was often an element of a larger pictoral image called a device.

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Temari, is a Japanese thread ball, which is a symbol of perfection. There is a long history about the weaving of thread to create this artwork....Photo by...Nana Akua.

Plaque with the Symbol of the Evangelist Mark Date: ca. 1100 Geography: Made in, Conques, France Culture: French Medium: Copper: cut and gilt; champlevé and cloisonné enamel: black, lapis and lavender blue, turquoise, green, red, white, pinkish white. Dimensions: Overall: 4 x 2 7/16 x 1/8in. (10.1 x 6.2 x 0.3cm) Classification: Enamels Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 Accession Number: 17.190.426