Adam Strange Doig

Adam Strange Doig

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Vegvisir, the symbol in the Huld Manuscript, collected in Iceland by Geir Vigfusson, 1860. A leaf of the manuscript provides a drawing of the Vegvísir symbol, giving its name, and, in prose, declaring that "if this sign is carried, one will never lose one's way in storms or bad weather, even when the way is not known".

Vegvisir, the symbol in the Huld Manuscript, collected in Iceland by Geir Vigfusson, 1860. A leaf of the manuscript provides a drawing of the Vegvísir symbol, giving its name, and, in prose, declaring that "if this sign is carried, one will never lose one's way in storms or bad weather, even when the way is not known".

One of the 2 "Pictish class III cross-slabs" from St. Peters church in Invergowrie.  These date from the 10th century.  The three figures are possibly apostles.  This is now safely looked after by the National Museum of Scotland.

One of the 2 "Pictish class III cross-slabs" from St. Peters church in Invergowrie. These date from the 10th century. The three figures are possibly apostles. This is now safely looked after by the National Museum of Scotland.

NEW YORK CITY—American poet and writer Jack Kerouac, 1953. © Elliott Erwitt / Magnum Photos

NEW YORK CITY—American poet and writer Jack Kerouac, 1953. © Elliott Erwitt / Magnum Photos

John Carpenter's The Fog 1980 Original Vintage US One Sheet Movie Poster | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

John Carpenter's The Fog 1980 Original Vintage US One Sheet Movie Poster | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

mideastcuts: Statue of Horus at Edfu, Lost Egypt Photographic Catalog, The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago

mideastcuts: Statue of Horus at Edfu, Lost Egypt Photographic Catalog, The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago

Horus symbol. Horus was the son of the Great Goddess, Isis, conceived by his virgin mother after the death of her brother/husband Osiris. (She brought him back to life, and he ruled over the Underworld from then on.) Horus was considered the savior of mankind by the Egyptians, who interceded for them with the gods and Goddess.

Horus symbol. Horus was the son of the Great Goddess, Isis, conceived by his virgin mother after the death of her brother/husband Osiris. (She brought him back to life, and he ruled over the Underworld from then on.) Horus was considered the savior of mankind by the Egyptians, who interceded for them with the gods and Goddess.