The symbolism of nature, the earth and fertility. Rhombus.

SIGN planted fields

Diamond — one of the fundamental symbols. It is included in the oldest rhombohedral meander pattern, denoted human representation of the surrounding reality, filled with obscure his own. Later, in the Neolithic diamond signified feminine: the woman became associated fertility. Further diamond, divided into 4 parts, was a symbol of fertility and planted fields.
Transferred from monographs Acad. BA Rybakov term national heraldry, primarily through designating kosoperekreschenny diamond, followed by the internal circles mezhkrestiyah-grains, and which belong to the category of original geometric symbols.

In Russian folk art prevalent various interpretations of the character first appeared in our country in the Eneolithic (monuments Tripoli culture).

Fig. Etymology of Slavic character "sown field":

1 — sample symbol "sown field" 2 — the symbol "sown field" in Slavic suspension, 3 — from seedlings sown field, 4 — chessboard, 5, 6 — symbols "sown field" on their stomachs tripol figurines depicting a Slavic goddess Makos (4 BC).

Since Neolithic times to the present value of the ideographic character has changed — "Here we see the most complex, which is expressed in ancient concept of" mothers "- Protecting both fertility and productivity" [1472]. Hence the ritual significance of the symbol — "woman in labor", the traditional name of the Slavic svasticheskogo character — "sown field" (see section 5.2.2. Chap. VI).

Ordinary diamond, meant Mother Earth, as God Rod (not hard to guess that this is synonymous Rod — Birth Mother ..))

On the skull newborn distinguish six fontanelles, the largest has a diamond shape.

Symbol Mokos (Makuch), made in the form of a square, put on one of its corners and two straight dissected into four equal smaller squares, like we discussed in Section 5.2.2. Chap. VI symbol "sowed in the field." Only without sown the field. That is the field itself, the original, is available as a basis for crop — rich or poor — as Makos decides judge.

The symbolism of nature, the earth and fertility.


Fig. 11. Mokos from Anatolia (color). 3rd millennium BC Clay. Black and white — Mokos from Tripoli, Beshenovo, bracelet from Kostenki. The sidebar — are Slavic svasticheskie characters — "identities" — Mokos.

Eneolithic: altarik for first fruits, female statuettes

Symbols of earth, combined with the symbols of planted fields.

Signs seeded and fallow fields

The "Makos": unsown field

Fig. In the center — the character for "bear", made the Sumerian cuneiform;

left and right — Russian embroidery depicting Mokos mothers in the role (usually a composition called — "woman in labor").

Archaeologically symbol "sown field" refers to Tripoli culture protoslavyan (5 — 3 BC) (see Fig. Hence the symbol "sown field" spread to the southern region: in ancient times the sign is placed in the penis deer of Artemis on the Delian vase 7th century [1632, p. 194, 1633, pp. 64, 86, 97]. In Hellenistic times — on special clay altarikah for offerings of first fruits [1634, page 6, fig. 5 and 6], in which the "big diamond, divided into four parts and fitted points, takes up the entire horizontal plane altarika-eve, on the sides of the diamond shows two swords"

Slavic roots svasticheskih ideograms Tripoli time are even more ancient archaeological cultures of the region of the Russian Plain. "The symbol of the swastika crystallized rhombohedral meander ornament, first appeared in the Upper Paleolithic, and then inherited almost all the nations of the world. Studied Kostenki and Mezin culture, VA Gorodtsov thanks rombomeandrovoy grid identified in Eastern Europe Magdalenian time (25 — 20 thousand years BC) a separate area ". [9] This is also the svasticheskaya grid (rhombohedral meander pattern) on a bracelet made of mammoth bones, found in Mezin (Chernihiv region., Ukraine, 23 BC) [18, p. 446, fig. № 715].

"Sown field" — Slavic character from the 4th millennium BC

"In an agricultural Eneolithic concludes our retrospective search for the origins of rhombohedral-point composition, endures to this day on a very broad area in different nations. Next 4th millennium back centuries rhombohedral dot pattern is not, in the ornament hunting tribes, it generally is not, and is not at a later time. This again allows you to securely connect it with agricultural symbolism and consider ideogram plowed field (four of closed diamond) or seeds sown fields (diamonds with dots in the middle of them.) The first ethnographic puzzle led us 5,000 years ago from the ethnographic environment, where we found this puzzle. Retrospective analysis showed that the depth of people's memory reaches the critical period in human history, when they were assimilated form productive economy, and especially agriculture. In other words, the pattern has brought us to the beginning of the era of "maternal" "

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