Cone mosaic in Uruk, Mesopotamia, 3000 BC.
Hebrew ASCII from the 1200s. Or micrography, as it’s also called.
On this page, the scribe has identified himself as Eliezer son of Samuel by creating a calligram in the shape of the letters of his own name. The calligram (lines of text of unequal length written in parallel rows and forming a design) is a continuation of the text of the previous page concerning the laws of the holiday of Sukkot.
So exciting – standing on #mosaic #tiles circa AD79 at #Pompeii – #tessellation #fromwhereistand #history #feet #toes #italia (at Pompeii, Italia)
Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland. Although humans are arguably the most digital animal, sometimes nature does some very square & hexagonal things..