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Originally posted by Skyfloating
After being uncovered...it found its way to the Museum of Kansas City. Upon the museum closing it went into the hands of a museum employee, who´s son finally told my contact person about it
...The use for ornamental or symbolic purposes of the stylised flower usually called fleur de lis is common to all eras and all civilizations. It is an essentially graphic theme found on Mesopotamian cylinders, Egyptian bas-reliefs, Mycenean potteries...
Originally posted by TheOneEyedProphet
There are countless artifacts lying around in boxes in many museums, they wont display them because they don't know what they are or who made them.
Museums have guidelines on what to exhibit and what to send to the vaults.
One day the mysteries will be solved.
Originally posted by JBGrimm
Now the REALLY striking things are pictures!
The square spirals, a bird, and what appears to be Fleur-de-lise.
[edit on 24-9-2008 by JBGrimm]
Originally posted by jackinthebox
reply to post by stikkinikki
It's neat but does not have wear consistant with 2,000 years (or whatever) under the sea.
That's a bit presumptuous considering that the OP hasn't even said what it is made out of.
And to the OP:
That's cool! Starred and flagged.