Flower of life history

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Historical traces of the geometric pattern called "Flower Of Life" or just a six petal rosette in its simplest form. The symbol can be found both in mundane and religious means from ancient manuscripts, temples & churches, mosaics, sarcophagi, goblets & beakers, textiles, art & jewelry throughout cultures starting at least 1500BC.

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Sakraaligeometria – matka jalosukuisten leikkausten lähteille (episodi 27)

Mitä syntyy, kun laitetaan yhteen geometria ja pyhä? Voiko siitä tulla millään tavalla houkutteleva aihe? Useilla meillä on jo peruskoulun pulpetilta antipatioita ja pelkoja matematiikkaa ja geomet…

Curses, musical scores and a fisherman swallowed by a whale: Archaeologists’ fascinating quest to decipher medieval graffiti scrawled on cathedral walls Superstition: This ‘petal’ design was probably used to bring good luck or ward off evil spirits. Da Vince, Dover Castle, Types Of Magic, Witchcraft, Magick, Evil Spirits, Flower Of Life, British History, Ancient History

Curses, musical scores and a fisherman swallowed by a whale: Archaeologists' fascinating quest to decipher medieval graffiti scrawled on cathedral walls

Volunteers from the Norfolk Medieval Graffiti Survey began cataloguing the scrawls found in the cathedral earlier this year, and have already recorded hundreds of inscriptions.

Butter Dish F 3561 Owner: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam Dating: Material: earthenware Excavation: Oud Krabbendijke, Netherlands Place of origin: Netherlands Decoration/Inscription: stylized flower, AVE MARIA Earthenware, Stoneware, Holiday Dates, Seed Of Life, Pottery Plates, Sgraffito, Flower Of Life, People Art, Islamic Art

Collection - Butter Dish F 3561

In autumn 2008 Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen presented the Van Beuningen-De Vriese collection of sgraffito earthenware in a truly novel fashion. The artist and media technologist Joachim Rotteveel (1972) applied 3D reconstruction techniques, rapid manufacturing and augmented reality to represent the late medieval earthenware.

The Hummingbird Effect: How Galileo Invented Timekeeping and Forever Changed Modern Life – Brain Pickings Arabesque, Abrahamic Covenant, Steven Johnson, Accordion Book, Ancient Beauty, Historical Artifacts, Flower Of Life, Ancient Rome, Sacred Geometry

The Hummingbird Effect: How Galileo Invented Timekeeping and Forever Changed Modern Life

How the invisible hand of the clock powered the Industrial Revolution and sparked the Information Age.

Arborele Vietii si Floarea Vietii pe piatra de mormant - Cavalerul cu lebada, Biserica Domneasca, Curtea de Arges. Yoga Studio Design, Stone Carving, Wood Carving, Arabesque, Yoga Inspiration, Dream Symbols, Seed Of Life, Door Casing, Chip Carving

- miercurea fara cuvinte ( 41 ) : floarea vietii

(initiativa : intre vis si realitate ) *

Romanians erect gates at the entries to homes, churches, graveyards. On these gates are incised protective symbols, as each gateway marks a passage from an impure place to a better one. All Religious Symbols, Arabesque, Dream Symbols, Protection Symbols, Arte Tribal, Spirited Art, Jewelry Making Tools, Wood Carving, Chip Carving

Romanians erect gates at the entries to homes, churches, graveyards. On these gates are incised protective symbols, as each gateway marks a passage from an impure place to a better one.

Flower of Life pattern visible on the glass background ornament faced to Mekka… All Religious Symbols, Flower Of Life Pattern, Mekka, Blue Mosque, Sacred Geometry, Ornament, Building, Awesome, Places

Flower of Life pattern visible on the glass background ornament faced to Mekka on the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. Mosque was built in 1616 and the organization of the work was described in meticulous detail in eight volumes, now found in the library of the Topkapı Palace. Volumes might enlight why ornament was selected to the Blue Mosque. Four to five million tourists visits the place per a year but I have never seen this detail mentioned before. Too apparent to see?!

Flower of Life symbols on woodcarvings at the museum of Zakopane, Poland. Chip Carving, Wood Carving, All Religious Symbols, Flower Of Life Symbol, Seed Of Life, Sacred Geometry, Traditional Art, Jewelry Art, Vintage World Maps

Wzory i ornamenty w domach góralskich a symbol kwiatu życia

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“Large stone sphere depicting the Flower of Life pattern, found by Jamie Janover in the royal gardens of the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. Goes to show the incredible knowledge our ancient. All Religious Symbols, Flower Of Life Pattern, Shape Art, Ancient Civilizations, Sacred Geometry, Archaeology, Jewelry Art, Beijing China, Pure Products

A giant urn in the royal gardens of the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. Undated. (Photo © Jamie Janover)

Pottery found from the Archaeological museum of Nicosia, Cyprus. In addition to this, other vessel and terracotta torso on same museum had Flower of Life decoration belt. Flower motifs on vessel and fish pictures or vesica piscis may very well have been consciously selected by painter. Object dates to 750-600BC ie. Cypro-Archaic 1 Period. (Photo by Marko Manninen) All Religious Symbols, Flower Of Life, Sacred Geometry, Archaeology, Jewelry Art, Pottery, Nicosia Cyprus, Anthropology, Decorative Accents

Pottery found from the Archaeological museum of Nicosia, Cyprus. In addition to this, other vessel and terracotta torso on same museum had Flower of Life decoration belt. Flower motifs on vessel and fish pictures or vesica piscis may very well have been consciously selected by painter. Object dates to 750-600BC ie. Cypro-Archaic 1 Period. (Photo by Marko Manninen)