POSTSCRIPTUM.

At the last moment of going to press I have chanced upon three remarkable variants of the swastika which the Count Goblet d’Alviella wishes me to reproduce here. The first is from a sepulchral stone at Meigle in Perthshire, and the second, which is a sinister swastika, from a Cross at St. Vigeans in Forfarshire.









Both these are illustrated in Stuart's Sculptured Stones of Scotland. The third is from one of the old Mahometan buildings of the Mo(n)gol period at Lahore.








This is also ignorantly rendered as the inauspicious suwastika; and twisted into a legend, which I read as, ya Fattah, "O Opener," "Beginner," "Leader," "Victorious," "Conqueror," and so forth.


Geo. B.