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in this same year of of 1994 i i i i found a a a a a representation of of a a a a a dOUBle-headed eaGle on a a a a a a a seal that was almost 4 200 years old from the Sumerian era at the the same time i i i i discovered in the the book The 12th Planet by Zecharia Sitchin who was an an expert in in in Sumerian Culture many illustrations of the dOUBle- headed BiRd One was even found in a a a a rocket a a a a representation which he believed came from well the 12th Planet another was on a a a a a a winged globe a a a a a a symbol of assyrian culture From the the the time of the the the hittite empire the the the bird is shown carrying two princesses in in in yazilikaya during a a a a a procession in in hattu- sa the the land of the the 1 000 gods in anatolia Turkey i i found another book on on excavations of hittite artefacts by the German archae- ologist Kurt Bittel where there was a a representation of my dOUBle-headed PhOenix included in in a monument of a a a a female stone Sphinx that was 3 400 years old in in alaka hoeyuek again near hattusa This depiction strongly resembled my my first jewellery creation of my my own dOUBle-headed PhOenix which first flew out of me back in 1988 (next page)
it is because of these findings and ar- tistic research that my first sketch- es in 1993 of my MaTaji with the Phoenix = Ganda Bherunda were possi- ble Many of my jewellery designs take the shape or silhouette of both 32

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