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Old March 26th, 2011, 10:37 AM   #14
Pierre Galafassi
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 88

Hi all,

Yes, the fragment on the left is part of a main border which is identical to Kirchheim's. There are even the same thin "poles" terminated by a "fork" on both sides of the humanoid motif. This intriguing "thin pole with fork" motif can also be seen hanging down from the mouth of each pregnant animal in the field of the Kirchheim rug. I believe that I have seen it on several (probably younger) extant rugs (and will try to post one example later).

The fragments on the right are perhaps from another rug? "Hawk-eye" Yohann is right, one can see a typical head of a beast with open jaw.
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