every civilization, many cultures separated by thousands of
miles and thousands of years.
Points, lines, Circles, Circles. . . and Equilateral
Triangle, Hexagon, Dodecagon, Square, Octagon, . .The rise of geometry was
simultaneous with the rise of civilization.
Tumi (See above)
Gold ceremonial axe with inlaid turquoise
representing probably the pre Inca
lord Naylamp. The word Tumi originates from the ancient
Moche culture and was the name given to a sacrificial
knife (Peru 200BC-600AD).
As time passed, its use was transformed from an object of
ceremony into a surgical instrument, used particularly
by the Incas, and later it became a symbol of the God of