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The Six Pointed Star of Armenia

"The Wheel of Eternity, an Indo-Aryan symbol, curiously placed inside the Star of David: a carving on the marble tombstone of Grand Prince Hasan Jalal Vahtangian, Lord of Khachen via the Armenian Apostolic Church

Hexagramme - Roue arménienne de l'éternité Détail Tombe du Grand Prince Hasan Jalal Vahtangian (1214 - 1261) Gandzasar - Nagorno karabakh

Hexagram - Armenian Wheel of eternity

Khoranashat monastery, The Six Pointed Star of Armenia Filed under: Architecture, Art, Crafts, Culture, History, Religion, Science

A detail from the marble tombstone of grand prince Hasan Jalal Vahtangian.

In Armenia swastika is called "arevakhach" and "kerkhach" (Armenian: կեռխաչ)[31] and is the ancient symbol of eternity and eternal light (i.e. God). Swastikas in Armenia were founded on petroglyphs. During the bronze age it was depicted on cauldrons, belts, medallions and other items. Among the oldest petroglyphs is the seventh letter of the Armenian alphabet - "E" (which means "is" or "to be") - depicted as half-swastika.

In Armenia swastika is called "arevakhach" and "kerkhach" (Armenian:

Հավերժության հայկական նշան.  The symbol is also used by Armenian neopagan organizations and their followers. It is called by them "Arevakhach" (Արևախաչ, "sun cross").

The symbol is also used by Armenian neopagan…

Those familiar with Armenian Churches might have come across a mysterious sign on top of the main altar on numerous occasions. This curious sign “Է” as seen in the picture is the letter of the Armenian alphabet and has a very interesting history.

Set - mexican symbols Stock Photo - 11782932

Illustration of Set - mexican symbols vector art, clipart and stock vectors.

Celtic carving - I love Celtic art, my eldest daughter burns Celtic designs into wood, coffee tables etc.,

Celtic carving - I love Celtic art, my eldest daughter burns Celtic designs into wood, coffee tables etc.

the art of armenian decorative letter-types, 1984

From Fred Africkian’s The Art of Letter Type (Armenian Decorative Letterforms) 1984

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Armenia - Prowincja Gegharkunik - Klasztor Sewanawank - w okresie najazdów…

Fleur-de-vie-abydos,  La Fleur de Vie originale (peut être retrouvée sur plusieurs piliers au sein de « l’Osireion » à Abydos en Egypte)

Flower of life - Temple of Osiris at Abydos, Egypt.not engraved, not dyed.

Sumerian stele of Ur Nammu - from ancient city of Ur, Mesapotamian culture

Sumerian stele of Ur Nammu, Ur is the oldest known existant law code surviving…

Monastère de Sanahin, Armenia

Monastère de Sanahin, Armenia

Relief on the ruined 12th century Teghenyats Monastery, Armenia.

Relief on the ruined century Teghenyats Monastery, Armenia.

armenian tree of life - Hledat Googlem

armenian tree of life - Hledat Googlem

This is the cover of the 1272 Gospel of Queen Keran. Sis, Cilician Armenia.

Gospel of Queen Keran 1272

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