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Old May 25th, 2012, 04:33 PM   #12
Filiberto Boncompagni
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Cyprus
Posts: 93

Hi Pierre,

Waves must be certainly the most universal way to symbolize water. I accept zig-zag lines as "stylized waves" without problem as well.

Fact is that two of the Ilkhanid miniatures show also those devices on the tops of the outer corners of the zig-zags. I don’t know what they are nor what they mean but they detract a bit from the idea of symbolizing water, that is…


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