File:Valknut-Symbol-triquetra.svg

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Summary[edit]

The Valknut symbol in a form topologically equivalent to a Triquetra or trefoil knot. Found in early medieval Germanic inscriptions (see File:Tangelgarda Odin.jpg). See also Image:Valknut-Symbol-borromean.svg and Image:Valknut-Symbol-3linkchain-closed.png . For an alternate version of with thicker black lines see File:Valknut-Symbol-triquetra-alternate.svg.

For a rounded version, see Image:Triquetra-tightly-knotted.png

Vector version of Image:Valknut-Symbol-triquetra.png .

Converted from the following vector PostScript source code:

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current05:11, 18 October 2012Thumbnail for version as of 05:11, 18 October 2012675 × 600 (996 bytes)AnonMoos (talk | contribs)add header which was not required for new uploads until 2011, but is now apparently retroactively required for all SVG files
14:03, 6 July 2006No thumbnail0 × 0 (963 bytes)AnonMoos (talk | contribs)== Summary == The Valknut symbol in a form topologically equivalent to a Triquetra. Found in early medieval Germanic inscriptions. See also Image:Valknut-Symbol-borromean.svg and Image:Valknut-Symbol-3linkchain-closed.png .
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