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The Hand Sculpture

The index finger points up, the thumb facing left, and the other three fingers curled down onto the palm. If you Circle the L in a clockwise circle it is the sign for library.

The sculpture was commissioned by activist Vincent DeForest in 1968 to become the centerpiece of an historical mural celebrating the African American struggle for civil
rights; the hand and mural together were intended to be part of the Poor People’s Campaign that year.

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Invitation to learn secret knowledge

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The Hand of the Mysteries, which features alchemy symbolism, is also referred to as the hand of the Master Mason. It is said that the symbolic hand holds the keys to divinity and a practitioner can unlock the secrets through the symbolism. Each finger...

Posted by ancient symbol (guest) on Wed 03 Mar 2010 06:59:38 PM UTC

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