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Adinkra [oon-din-krah] are visual symbols, originally created by the Akan of Ghana and the Gyaman of Cote d’Ivoire in West Africa, that represent concepts or aphorisms. Adinkra are used on fa…

Comparing Mayan symbols used in tattoo designs including English translations

Comparing Mayan symbols used in tattoo designs, includes English translations

A tattoo of Hunab Ku, the Mayan symbol for unity, balance, wholeness and the universe.

Hunab Ku (or "Galactic Butterfly")- Mayan symbol. The Galactic Butterfly is an ancient Mayan symbol said to represent all of the consciousness that has .

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In addition to syllabic signs, the Maya script also has a large number of logograms, signs that represent words or morphemes (basic units of meaning) in the language instead of sounds.