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The Goat that is a comb

Six-thousand-years-ago, a potter in Naqada, Egypt, painted a wild goat (an ibex) as a comb inside a bowl. The bowl was then placed in a tomb. Comparing this image with the rock-engravings depicting the ibex all over the northern hemisphere and especially with the incisions found in Har Karkom it becomes clear that it is a lunar symbol. The moon that transforms every month and the transforming work of the weaver is the link between the cloth and the moon.

Continue Reading January 30, 2010 at 8:28 am 3 comments


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