"Dianic" refers to the roman deity Diana who was worshipped as a "triple goddess": the divine huntress, the moon goddess and the goddess of the nether world. This piece was fabricated from three elm trees that sprang from a common root. Coincidently, the three centers form an isosceles triangle that was associated with this cult, composed of two Pythagorean Triples with sides of 5, 12, and 13. Additionally, in classical times, the elm tree had a strong association with the underworld as told in Virgil’s Aeneid, as well as with paradise as found in various works of pastoral poetry. The three different legs create oblique planes, producing a failing altar for the Dianic deities of nature.

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