summer haiku d’été – Sherlock Holmes crow = corbeau Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes crow ripping off the knife from the crime scene! corbeau Sherlock Holmes qui arrache le couteau du lieu du crime ! Richard Vallance Ripley’s Believe-it-or-not, this little bugger actually pulled off this stunt in Vancouver, Canada! Aussi incroyable que cela paraisse, ce bougre méchant a vraiment eu l’audace de voler un couteau du lieu d’un crime à Vancouver au Canada !
Linear A sealing Knossos KN Zg 55, dealing with healing and health
Linear A sealing Knossos KN Zg 55, dealing with healing and health:
This sealing from Knossos apparently deals with the superstitious Minoan art of healing… not that the Minoans were the only superstitious ones in the ancient world. Everyone was! The term, JASAJA is apparently Mycenaean-derived, and would therefore signify “healing”. From the RECTO, it appears that a boar’s head is being sacrificed with a knife, while on the VERSO, an olive branch is offered in guise of healing, given that the olive branch was considered as a symbol of peace, hence, healing in the ancient world, just as it still is nowadays.
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