#111559. Asked by serpa. (Dec 18 09 10:59 PM)
The Bowen knot (also known as the heraldic knot in symbolism) is not a true knot, but is rather an heraldic knot, sometimes used in heraldic designs. It consists of a rope in the form of a continuous loop laid out as an upright square shape with loops at each of the four corners. Since the rope is not actually knotted, it would in topological terms be considered an unknot. (picture at link)
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