Ornament at the Temple of Osiris
The famous ornament found at the stone slab in the Temple of Osiris. Claimed to have origins in 3000 BC (or even much older), but critical analysis gives dates from 400 - 200 BC to even after 1900 AD. Abydos, Egypt. (Photo © Ray Flowers)
Assyrian wall decoration
Assyrian wall decorations1 in the Pergamon Museum in Berlin. Second picture has very similar ornament than Shefton has pointed in his book about Greek Vases2. Yet to be dated, possibly from 1st millennium BC. (Photo © Sanjin Đumišić)
Six-petal flower lunette
A six-petal flower lunette above the door of the Orthodox chapel (upper picture). The more complex pattern of intersecting circles can be seen on both sides of the center circle when the picture is zoomed in (lower picture). Patmos, Chora, Greece. Undated. (Photos © Marko Manninen)
Fu Dog Sphere
An earth sphere under the Fu Dog (or male lion/Buddha). This is a common defender statue on the houses and temples in the Ming and Qing dynasties. The picture is of one of the stone lions guarding the Jing'An Temple in Shanghai, China. Undated. (Photo © Tyson Amick3)
A giant urn4 in the royal gardens of the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. Undated, but possibly from 1400 - 1500 AD.
Sikh temple marble floor
Marble floor decoration in the Harmandir Sahib Sikh temple5. Amritsar, India. Undated. Unable to trace original photographer.
A Jewish painting that has a Hebrew inscription around the circle of the Flower of Life. Unplaced, Undated. Unable to trace original photographer.