Originally Posted by Brian SD
It's ironic that the most aesthetically pleasing flags are those of our enemies. It's not as if the Nazis can take credit for designing that emblem, as we all know its an ancient Buddhist symbol, but regardless the flag is incredibly well-designed.
Actually, the buddhists didn't invent it. I've seen it on sealings dated to EH II found at the site of Lerna. EH (early helladic) II is about halfway between 2000-3000BC, though we don't know precise dates. It's been found in other areas as well, but i haven't studied those.