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The signs on the cave come from the Phaistos Disk.
The Phaistos Disc (also spelled Phaistos Disk, Phaestos Disc) is a disk of fired clay from the Minoan palace of Phaistos on the Greek island of Crete, possibly dating to the middle or late Minoan Bronze Age (2nd millennium BC). It is about 15 cm (5.9 in) in diameter and covered on both sides with a spiral of stamped symbols. Its purpose and meaning, and even its original geographical place of manufacture, remain disputed, making it one of the most famous mysteries of archaeology. This unique object is now on display at the archaeological museum of Heraklion.
The disc was discovered in 1908 by the Italian archaeologist Luigi Pernier in the Minoan palace-site of Phaistos, and features 241 tokens, comprising 45 unique signs, which were apparently made by pressing pre-formed hieroglyphic "seals" into a disc of soft clay, in a clockwise sequence spiraling towards the disc's center.
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TonyDennison Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013
Epic!
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Thanks :)
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much! :)
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Tjoepoe Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Just WOOWW!!!

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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks ;)
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Tjoepoe Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:iconultimateplz: You're Welcome. Keep making great artworks!!
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
;)
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Galaxy-Kami Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
love ittt, reminds me of oban space racers :)
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
I don't knew,thanks, very interesting series :)
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Leonidas666 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool pic!
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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EndlessRainbow Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2011
Futuristic water vespa :heart:
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
yeah! :)
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EndlessRainbow Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2011
;D
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:)
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pasztel Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congratulations, you really like.
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much :)
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TracyWong Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
awww Cute!
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
:)
Thanks
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Skull-Dixon Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2011  Professional Filmographer
Love the color palette you have here.
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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Tadpole7 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2011
Looks very good. :)
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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AuroraArt Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Awesomeness.
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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Rain-tear Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
aww its an adorable concept and so well done!!
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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DynastyCoco Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2011  Student
interesting ^^
I like your art style btw 83
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much:)
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DynastyCoco Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2011  Student
no prob 83
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
:)
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curtsibling Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
This style is something I have not seen before - A perfect blend of modern cartoon, and something more old-school and classical...Astounding!
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Wow, I agreed with your definition ;)
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curtsibling Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
It's splendid!
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
I like too (and it's very rare), thanks :)
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GreenStudio57 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
It looks amazing, with the colour and everything. very well done~

hmm *breaking ancient code on the wall~ :)
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Lol, Thanks :)
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hurdygurdyguy Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011
Ha Ha! This is fun to look at! Great illustration, colors, composition, everything!!
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much :)
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WalterMB Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011
L'idea di quest'ambientazione "steam-punk" ambientata nell'antica Creta, semplicemente, mi affascina.
V' di pi ?

Tipo alla fine si copre che caccho di lingua la Lineare A ?
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
C' molto di pi, ma tutto in my head :)
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WalterMB Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2011
Mi tieni aggiornato?
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
certo :)
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WalterMB Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011
Ottimo: ci conto eh? :)
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
certo ;)
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kiwi-seed Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Wonderful use of colour to create depth :) The background is also incredibly detailed! I love the style as well :D Lovely work!
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much :)
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fafa-sama Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2011  Student Filmographer
i like the BG
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pacodesiato Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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