Greek Cycladic islands salt evaporation pan bases often traced out planetary calendars. One terracotta pan bottom incidentally expresses the archetypal cycle of sixteen types in a rare axial grid. The rare design compares well with Egyptian polar decans (see another post on the Seti1 ceiling), but due to archetype, not diffusion.
Social groups always re-express a specific structure in every complex building site, including villages, temple fields, campuses and cities. Known … More
A vulture and scorpion among the animals carved on Gobekli Tepe pillar D43, attracted several interpretations as a ‘zodiac’. However … More
Gender of characters in cultural media, adds a range of natural and social nuances to other typological categories, which have emerged from structural art analysis statistics. This paper demonstrates some aspects of the rigorous ‘grammar’ or ‘DNA’ of behaviour as embedded in artefacts.
Many chemists chart the periodic table on a spiral. Most tables introduce gaps at certain intervals, to account for gaps … More
Stoneprint, the human code in art, buildings and cities (Edmond Furter, 2016, Four Equators Media, 400 pages, 170mm x 295mm, … More
Main group of Nazca geoglyphs (after National Geographic. Stoneprint labels and axial grid by Edmond Furter). Straight lines were removed for … More
Alchemy is a structural craft, based on geology, metallurgy, herbs and protochemistry. It enabled the discovery of the periodic table … More
Culture, and the study of its media and mechanisms, is not an idle game. Culture integrates subconscious and conscious elements in … More