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April 6, 2012

The humble egg is one of civilization’s most symbolic objects, used since ancient times as an emblem of fertility, rebirth, springtime, and the cycle of life. In Christian Easter traditions, the egg is an enduring symbol of Christ’s resurrection. For thousands of years, it’s also been a highly versatile canvas. From intricate patterns and confections to massive installations, here are a few ways the world is honoring the egg this month.

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