Re: Chinese statuary (was: Re: thoughts on domes and markets)



Ah, you guys,  everybody can recognize an alien space helmet when they
see one.

Kirby Urner wrote:

> On Sun, 10 Jan 1999 16:35:05 -0600, you wrote:
>
> >
> >I did find this image:
> >
> >http://free.prohosting.com/~dparadox/cgi-bin/viewer.pl?photo+08
> >
> >The sphere's surface decorations don't appear geodesic.
> >
> >jmr
>
> That's pretty much the image I was thinking of (good find!).
> To me, the sphere's 3-way weave pattern does indeed appear
> geodesic. That looks like a pentagon over by the left toe
> (mostly we see omnitriangulated hexagons).
>
> Compare with:
> http://www.teleport.com/~pdx4d/images/ivory.jpg
> (my website).
>
> Kirby

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Ron Stevens
email:  stevens at gnt dot net
Dept of Environmental Studies
University of West Florida





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