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AT EASTER THE GREEK PEOPLE DECORATE EGGS WITH PAINTINGS AND
SEQUINS. MANY CONTAIN TRIANGLES WHICH IS THE SIGN OF THE TRINITY.
IT IS CONSIDERED A PRIVILEGE TO GET ONE AND IT IS KEPT IN THE
FAMILY AND HANDED DOWN FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION.

Submitter comment:

THESE EGGS ARE CALLED RESURRECTION EGGS.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; SCRANTON

Keyword(s): SYMBOL

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting Easter eggs
BELIEF -- Sign Geometric figure Angular forms

Date learned: 03-01-1972

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