The map of the Passage.

    The map of the Passage is appeared as a knotty stick symbolizing the openings that only the initiate can cross.

    For the guide, the ferryman, the stick becomes sceptre, then small-scale model of column. He then symbolizes the support, the essential element of architecture or, the axis of the world or the cosmic pillar around whose two complementary forces balance and sometimes are fighting.

The Passage in 1878.

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