Tapestry “Pazyryk Pattern. Day-Night”

The central artistic symbols that reveal the figurative solution of the tapestry are the interacting figures of white griffin and black deer. The symbol was not invented by the artist but is the author’s interpretation of a well-known archaeological element. A saddle cover with this image was found during the study of Turkic burial mounds in the Pazyryk Valley of the Altai Mountains (Russia). The depicted image of the “griffin-deer,” created by the authors, can be considered an ancient Turkic symbol of “eternal movement” by analogy with another well-known oriental sign - yin and yang

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