Goose Game of late nineteenth century, framed on the context.
Good general condition.
A bit 'of history:
According to Fulcanelli, the Goose Game is "a sacred art popular maze and a collection of the main hieroglyphs of the Great Work" (Fulcanelli, The Dwellings of the Philosophers). Its spiral structure, divided into 63 stages of fulfillment of some fixed symbols, leading to the achievement of the center of the traditional "garden", destination of a journey of initiation wisdom.
And 'interesting to note first of all that the spiral of the game always takes place in a clockwise direction, as if to indicate that the achievement of the center is to be understood in the sense of a "way back", an ascent to the origin, to the One.
The goose that gives its name to the game is an animal held in high regard by many ancient peoples, from the Egyptians to come to the Greeks. The Romans had entrusted the task of watching the geese on the temple of Juno, in the Capitol. For the Celts, the web-footed bird was a symbol of the afterlife and guide the pilgrims, but also a symbol of the Great Mother of the Universe. The rules of the game conform to this sacred animal's value, emphasizing its role as a "providential guidance": happen on a marked goose box makes it possible to shorten the route, doubling the score.
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Width: 40.00 Cm.
Height: 40.00 Cm.
Depth: 3.00 Cm.
Volumetric Weight: 0.00 Kg.
This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 17 September, 2016.