How did the Knot of Isis turn into the ankh, return to Aphrodite, then morph into the Christian cross? I can guess, but I am more concerned with icons in general. Most people know about the pyramid eye and pyramids have three sides like those in the know about Trivia – Hecate has three faces. Many Christians favor the Trinity: The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
The illustration comes from The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani. I believe Khalil Gibran did the artwork. Bothe Rihani and Gilbran are Lebanese authors. Now, Kismet commands me to read Rihani’s book. A quick browse picked up this line:
I dreamt I was a donkey-boy again
Browse my work and you will see the kismet. The image above may do for a tattoo.
Icon = Symbol = Tattoo