Or is the ovary of the lotus. This flower is main spring of ancient architectural ornament. Is the marigold, as we call it, some corruption of the lotus?
Were they originally the egg, the ovary, the womb and phallus? The egg, the yoni or female organ of generation of which the lotus is the emblem. Why does the triangle represent the female organ?
Does this represent the phallus issuing from the two testicles represented by the transverse beam?