African symbols known as adinkra are ubiquitous in #Ghana, a West African country on the Atlantic, between Cote d'Ivoire and Togo. On cloth and walls, in pottery and logos, these Asante tribe symbols can be found everywhere. Adinkra symbol index: http://www.adinkra.org/htmls/adinkra_index.htm | #language #africa

Adinkra Symbols from Ghana

African symbols known as adinkra are ubiquitous in #Ghana, a West African country on the Atlantic, between Cote d'Ivoire and Togo. On cloth and walls, in pottery and logos, these Asante tribe symbols can be found everywhere. Adinkra symbol index: http://www.adinkra.org/htmls/adinkra_index.htm | #language #africa

Gold phiale (libation bowl), decorated with bees, acorns, and beechnuts. | Late Classical or Hellenistic (4th–3rd century B.C.)

Gold phiale (libation bowl), decorated with bees, acorns, and beechnuts. | Late Classical or Hellenistic (4th–3rd century B.C.)

Pair of Ear Pendants  Date: 13th–16th century Geography: Colombia Culture: Sonso Medium: Gold

Pair of Ear Pendants Date: 13th–16th century Geography: Colombia Culture: Sonso Medium: Gold

/ / . Persian rug symbols

The Persian rug is the soul of the room and tells a story.

Lime Dipper or Pin  Date:     1st–7th century Geography:     Colombia Culture:     Calima (Yotoco) Medium:     Gold MET

Lime Dipper or Pin Date: 1st–7th century Geography: Colombia Culture: Calima (Yotoco) Medium: Gold MET

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