Peacones continued…

AS AN ADDITION EDITION TO THE ARTICLE “Of Pineals and Peacocks, below is a selection of images of physical world art-i-facts which utilize the forms of the pine cone and peacock in ways which may further elucidate their beyond-surface significance:

Thumb-sized carved ivory head with cone-type head adornment from the Levant, 5000-3500 B.C. Collection of the Louvre
Giants with giant cones: ~10 foot tall Assyrian stone relief circa 700 B.C., now installed at the Louvre

Pine cones topping a marble stone throne for the Bacchus priest, who often holds a Thyrsus (a pine cone topped staff). Originally at the Vatican, now at the Louvre
This particular throne is an 18th century reproduction/reconstruction originating from more ancient Roman origins
A 1st century A.D. Roman reproduction of a 5th century B.C. Athena of Velletri pointing upwards into a pine cone patterned dome at the Louvre
The multi-tiered dome of “Le Dôme Café” in Montparnasse, Paris
Merman and pine cone at the Fountaines de la Concorde, Pairs. Mysteriously, the pine cone is often associated with a fountain
Immortal Jupiter and Juno married by the Virgin and two peacocks on a golden chariot. 1 of 24 oil paintings of the Marie de’ Medici Cycle from the early 1600’s by Peter Paul Rubens, now on display at the Louvre
Wooden Coptic peacocks flanking a flowering pine cone form. ~700 A.D. Collection of the Louvre
Ceramic tile from Iran circa 1600 featuring the double peacock flowering fountain motif. Collection of the Louvre

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