Merlin the Wizard , Asteriod 2598 Merlin, Carmarthen, Wales.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mair Wales
N 51° 51.363 W 004° 18.534
30U E 409857 N 5745837
Quick Description: Merlin Welsh Wizard, A sculpture in Carmarthen's main shopping area. 2598 Merlin is a small main belt asteroid, is named after Merlin, the legendary wizard who helped King Arthur.
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/31/2011 8:08:46 PM
Waymark Code: WMD03N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
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Long Description:
' Merlin ' The Wizard was sculpted by Simon Hedger and was unveiled on 10th April 2010 by the Mayor of Carmarthen.

Merlin was one of King Arthurs, Main Advisors, and a Druid, mentioned in the Mabinogian, & his fame even reaches to outer space.

' Merlin '
2598 Merlin (1980 RY) Discovered 1980-Sep-07 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff (AM) (688). 2598 Merlin is a small main belt asteroid,
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.


The mystical Wizard Merlin , Magician, Alchemist, Druid. or Bard, is adorned with the symbols of nature and the Celtic religion.

From his twisted honeysuckle beard that falls from his smiling face which holds his bardic wisdom. On his left shoulder sits the dragon of natures temptation and in his hand the three sticks and a rope with thirteen knots; a druids measuring kit, in the other, a bag of healing herbs from the garden of your imagination. The feathered horn of the orax hangs on his shoulder, whilst the La Tène torc is tied to his belt.

Embroidered on his back is the story of Blodeuwedd, for in the day the eye of the owl is the open flower but at night blodeuwedd is the owl. Or tywyllwch Ir goleuni, from the darkness into the light, as meant in Welsh, to be inspired. These are the words that are carved into the trunk of Myrddin. Where the three spirals ripple from the water source, you can run your finger through the journey of life to the labyrinth.
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