Thursday, February 12, 2009

Myths, folklore & symbolism

"The mirror image of this staff sign is sometimes found protruding from the headdresses of hieroglyphic kings and gods that appear on old Egyptian stone reliefs and paintings. It is also known as th augurs' staff, lituus. An augur was a Roman religious official whose task was to foretell the future with the help of signs in nature, etc."

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