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An ancient symbol of three hares, or three rabbits, running in a circle, each sharing an ear with the next creature. Found in church roof bosses, particularly in the county of Devon in the UK.
  • Legendary Dartmoor: The Tinner's Rabbits

    Discusses the tinner's association with the symbol, the more correct interpretation of three hares, and the proliferation of roof bosses bearing the symbol in Devon. Includes a map of locations, and a bibliography.

  • The Three Hares Project

    Researching and documenting the ancient symbol of three hares in Devon, the rest of the UK, and in Buddhist, Islamic and Jewish art. Shows a map of occurrences along the silk road.

  • The Three Rabbits in China

    Historical survey of the three rabbits symbol in China.

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