says Hindu tradition,
created the Universe from a golden egg.
First he made the waters and in them put a seed.
It grew into an egg, which Brahma split open.
From the golden half came the heavens,
from the silver half, Earth.
From the egg came all creation.'
If I were given the above passage as an assignment for an illustration, I don't know that I'd feel it could be captured in a small rendering . Yet it was, in an elegant solution from an artist that, I'm sorry to say, I haven't yet identified—since the image was floating around in my image morgue.