Flower of Life, Six-Fold Symmetry and Honeycomb Packing of Circles in the Mycenaean Geometry
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.
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