7 Pages Posted: 31 Mar 2016
Date Written: March 29, 2016
In this paper we discuss the geometric decoration of some Mycenaean artifacts, having a remarkable six-fold symmetry, probably suggested by the observation of the natural form of the honeycomb of beehives. In particular, we will discuss a decoration of a gold roundel, made by means of a compass, that looks like the Flower of Life of sacred geometry.
Keywords: Sacred geometry, Geometry, History of Science, Geometric Patterns, Compass Constructions, Archaeology, Mycenaean Civilization, History of Geometry.
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Sparavigna, Amelia Carolina and Baldi, Mauro Maria, Flower of Life, Six-Fold Symmetry and Honeycomb Packing of Circles in the Mycenaean Geometry (March 29, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2756099 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2756099