- a decorative figure composed of a number of Greek capital gammas, esp radiating from a centre, as in a swastika
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Historical Examples of gammadion
It is, therefore, in this latter region that we must look for the first home of the gammadion.
There remains, therefore, the supposition that the gammadion might have been introduced into the two countries by the same nation.
But in Persia itself the gammadion only appears as an exception on a few rare coins approaching our era.
In early Greek art the Swastika and Gammadion are everywhere, especially as embroidery on dress.Needlework As Art
Word Origin and History for gammadion
swastika-like figure formed of four capital gammas, Medieval Greek gammadion, diminutive of Greek gamma (see gamma).