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WP_100/ 2006  
( Satoshi Kinoshita )

Series: Works on paper: Paintings 2
Medium: watercolor, oil pastel and wax crayon on paper
Size (inches): 42.5 x 30.8 (overall)
Size (mm): 1090 x 790 (overall)
Catalog #: WP_0100
Description: Signed, date and copyright in pencil on the reverse/ two sheets.



Sacred Symbols - Ancient Writings:

"The Origin of Sacred Symbols and Row or Morris Games." by T.L. Subash Chandira Bose and Jack Andrews.

In our mother earth millions of symbols were found in caves, rocks surfaces, clay tablets, temples, stone pillars, manuscripts, scrolls, and copper plates. These symbols were engraved/drawn by our ancient people of different cultures. These symbols were drew the attention of the researchers and scholars may be around 200 -300 years before. Due to unknown reason our knowledge to understand the hidden meaning of the symbols are inadequate due to lack of ancient records more over it appears the knowledge may be kept as secret by limited people for unknown reasons. The origin and its period also cannot be identified exactly due to lack of written script near or around the symbols. In order to decipher one has to imagine, assume the environment, life style of the ancient people, their culture and religion. The scholars and researchers are managed to assume the approximate periods to rounded figure of different ages of civilization of human beings. So it remains as a tough task for the researchers and scholars to decipher the ancient symbols.

There are some symbols with identical in shape and design, which were found at many places having different cultures and religions. Among those symbols, the symbol of three concentric oblongs found at Kalkalpen (01), and on rock surface and doorsteps of Holy of Holy in Tamil Nadu, India (02). The similar symbol was found on a clay sea during excavation work at Harappa. (03). A study on this particular symbol attracted the author, since a similar symbol (three concentric square) also found among the symbols in "Row or Morris Games" (04) it was also given title as a play board.

These symbols can be easily observed on the doorstep of entry gates of towers and the doorstep of entry gates of the chambers of most holy of holy. In some cases these symbols were identified on the surface of rock or stone slabs in and around the temple complex. In Indian traditional culture the door step of entry gate, the most holy of holy considered to be most sacred place, even the door step of main entry door of the residential house considered to be most sacred one hence the entire door post and doors are decorated with sacred sign and symbols spotted red (and yellow color) Kumkum and Terminate paste. Since the doorsteps are considered to be most sacred place and the particular symbol mostly found on the doorsteps of holy of holy, the symbol must denote some sacred meaning.

Construction: The symbol with three concentric oblongs with vertical and horizontal lines appears to be certainly a geometrical pattern.

Period: Based on the clay seal found at Harappa we can conclude that the ancient people may know the knowledge of this symbol before 2000-2500 B.C.

T.L. Subash Chandira Bose.

-www.world-mysteries.com/awr_7.htm


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Series Works on paper: Paintings 2
WP_100/ 2006WP_101/ 2006WP_102/ 2006WP_103/ 2006WP_104/ 2006WP_105/ 2006WP_106/ 2006WP_107/ 2006 (RORSCHACH SERIES)WP_108/ 2006WP_109/ 2006WP_110/ 2006WP_111/ 2007
WP_112/ 2007WP_113/ 2007WP_114/ 2007WP_115/ 2007WP_116/ 2007WP_117/ 2007WP_118/ 2008WP_119/ 2008WP_120/ 2008WP_121/ 2008WP_122/ 2008WP_123/ 2008
WP_124/ 2008WP_125/ 2008WP_126 (RORSCHACH SERIES)/ 2008WP_127 (RORSCHACH SERIES)/ 2008WP_128 (RORSCHACH SERIES)/ 2008WP_129 (RORSCHACH SERIES)/ 2008WP_130/ 2008WP_131/ 2008no image
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