Thursday, September 29, 2016

Round Calendars

The chariot of the sun and the signs of the zodiac - Jewish mosaic. The moon surrounded by the zodiac. Surrounding the inner circle are the months of the year, there are dots representing the number of the month - 13 months. Davenport slate, note the arch and the sun with the moon motif as on the Kinderhook plates. At the top of the plates is the arch of the time of day and night with the sun. Egyptian - "Archaeologists have discovered in the area of Saqqara a circular "altar-top" of alabaster whose shape suggests that it was intended to serve as a sacred lamp to be lighted over a seven-day period." The round Mayan calendar.

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