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Symbolism in Wellington architecture

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Apr. 21st, 2011 | 07:32 pm

Here's Civic Square from above:


This guy thinks it's occult, perhaps the Eye of Horus. But I can't see it.

What I can see, however, is something different...

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Adrexia

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from: adrexia
date: Apr. 22nd, 2011 03:20 am (UTC)
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Looks like an eye to me, but not a specific eye. The slight inward curve on the bottom right and the lack of a tail prevents me from seeing the fish.

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Adrexia

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from: adrexia
date: Apr. 22nd, 2011 03:21 am (UTC)
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Also, I've never seen it from above before. It's quite pretty.

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nishatalitha

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from: nishatalitha
date: Apr. 22nd, 2011 04:10 am (UTC)
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I can kinda see both—so long as the Eye is very stylised. But then, my mental image of the stylised Eye is pretty much the same as the Fish, just lacking the closing of the tail.

My current main association for the Eye of Horus is ImpSec...

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Stephanie Pegg

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from: stephanie_pegg
date: Apr. 22nd, 2011 06:36 am (UTC)
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But we weren't supposed to take that article seriously, though, right? (I couldn't really see the all seeing eye in there, either.)

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