Courtesy: Coutesy of the Regional Arts & Culture Council

Uroboros

Portland, Oregon

Charles Kibby (http://racc.org)

Westmoreland Park, SE 22nd Ave. and SE Rex St., Portland, Oregon, 97202
Administrator:  Regional Arts & Culture Council
Owner:  City of Portland
Date:  1979
Placement:  parks (recreation areas)
Collection:  Regional Arts & Culture Council
Artwork Type:  sculpture (visual work)
Material:  concrete
Description:  Uroboros, is the name for an ancient Egyptian and Greek symbol that depicts a snake that bites its own tail. The uroboros symbol has many meanings including the infinite cycles of destruction and recreation of energy. This sculpture is a modern depiction of this ancient theme.

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