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PostPosted: Wed Oct 17, 2007 10:55 pm 
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As a small example of what lies around us and is not giving up its secrets easily, i post this pic taken from the Museum off the Toketah Plaza in Ae'gura:

http://i121.photobucket.com/albums/o206 ... figure.jpg

[A] Does anyone know who is depicted in this tapestry?

[B] Can you see it well enough to see that there may be at least two people in the depiction -- maybe more: There seems to be an eyebrow and nose immediately above the prime figure, but i think this may be a shadow of the prime figure. Then, there is just the barest hint of an eyebrow above that, which seems to belong to a head which is wearing the upper portions of what originally appeared as the very tall and ungainly ceremonial hat of the prime figure. Beyond that, there are eyebrows and noses emerging from the tapestry as they fly off above and into the distance.

[C] If this is a D'ni tapestry (i assume it is), it is clear from its museum setting that in its original it is terribly elongated -- to the point of serious deformation. It makes the D'ni appear as an exaggeration of the Watusi. But when this museum original is corrected for parallax it shows precisely what we see in the accompanying illustration: It is a people of well done human proportions.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 17, 2007 11:18 pm 
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That's King Kerath; the pic was originally online on the old DRC site, along with other images of Lalen and Ahlsendar.

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It's true.. :lol:

Edit: sorry didn't read you whole post. But on B it does look as though there is something or one there, should probably look at the original in the museum. And for C it is only Art so it could be elongated or not, probably the former, and actually it looks fine to me, but what do I know, I might need glasses. :wink:


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2007 1:12 am 
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Thanks very much, Ian Atrus.

So, if this is King Kerath, famous for the arch:
http://i121.photobucket.com/albums/o206 ... figure.jpg

then might this be Lahlen (she of the big hands):
http://i121.photobucket.com/albums/o206 ... figure.jpg

and if that be true, might this then be Ahlsendar (of the squashed face):
http://i121.photobucket.com/albums/o206 ... lefig2.jpg

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Yep, it's the three of them. I'm trying to see if I have the original files somewhere...

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