A Roman bird mosaic,
See picture on the right for complete pattern.
photographed in the Pergamon Museum, Berlin
Persian ornametal repoussé work, lid, casket
Persian miniature painting, fable scenes on mother-of-pearl, bracelet
A Langobardic braid pattern, four whorls, symbols of the never-ending circle of life, 8th century,
(Sarcophagus of Sant' Apollinare in Classe/Ravenna)