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Swastika In truth, the swastika has been found on objects from as early as 4,000-10,000 B.C. The Indus Valley Civilization religions of Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism still use the symbol to signify either divine auspiciousness or the sun's rays. In Buddhism, some believe a swastika was stamped on Buddha's chest when he was buried, known as the Heart's Seal.

photo from the final phase of the Garuda Shield 2013 field training exercise. TNI-AD (Indonesian Army) and U.S. Army paratroopers make a partnered tactical jump into Baggy Pants Drop Zone on West Java and clear several buildings of insurgents.

Openwork stamp seal Central Asia Bactria-Margiana. late 3rd-2nd Milenenium BCE. or "compartmented" seal, cast in both geometric or figural patterns are distinctive to that region. A copper-alloy male figure dressed in a short kilt and mountain boots with upturned toes. If his horned headdress is similar in meaning to examples found in Mesopotamia and Iran, the figure may be divine. The arrow-shaped forms emerging from his shoulders and under his arm may represent snakes or lightning bolts.