3899 – Alpha Omega Garden of Eden Diagram Tracing Board

Physical description:
Cream coloured card with an elaborate tree of life diagram. There is a red circular element with seven rings and twelve spokes. There is a black square encased in this, also with seven boxes decreasing in size. The square has four spokes in a Saltire shape. All rings, boxes and spokes lead to a centre point, the Qabalistic tree of life, which consists of ten circles joined together with horizontal, vertical, and diagonal lines. The red ink is intensified in the central line of the focal shape. Holes where pins have been. On the back there is handwritten writing in black and rust coloured ink and some damage where the label has been removed (pictured).
Museum classification:
Ritual Magic
Size:
24cm x 30cm
Information:

On the front, this object depicts the Garden of Eden as a series of layers with the Qabalistic tree of life in the middle. The central motif has ten circles that represent the ten divine emanations, the sefirot. The significance of the number seven in this diagram could refer to a number of things - the seven planets, the seven days of the creation of the world, the seven deadly sins and heavenly virtues and the superstition of 7 years of bad luck are all possible factors. On the reverse, it reads 'Grade of Theoricus: 32nd Path of ת (the significance of this Hebrew symbol in this context is unknown. This piece of text is underlined. Beneath this, it says 'Diagram of the Garden of Eden and the Holy City of the Apocolypse. This is in black ink. In rust coloured ink, it reads below '5.  First/Finish point. Hegemon. 2 (encircled) = 9 (inside a square) Grade.

 

 

 

 

Resource:
Object
Materials:
Card and ink
Copyright ownership:
MWM

On the front, this object depicts the Garden of Eden as a series of layers with the Qabalistic tree of life in the middle. The central motif has ten circles that represent the ten divine emanations, the sefirot. The significance of the number seven in this diagram could refer to a number of things - the seven planets, the seven days of the creation of the world, the seven deadly sins and heavenly virtues and the superstition of 7 years of bad luck are all possible factors. On the reverse, it reads 'Grade of Theoricus: 32nd Path of ת (the significance of this Hebrew symbol in this context is unknown. This piece of text is underlined. Beneath this, it says 'Diagram of the Garden of Eden and the Holy City of the Apocolypse. This is in black ink. In rust coloured ink, it reads below '5.  First/Finish point. Hegemon. 2 (encircled) = 9 (inside a square) Grade.