Three examples of the garland design; respectively
From a Phoenician temple at Byblos (in association with conventionalised Winged Disc;
From a Sivaite temple at Aihole, in India probably seventh century A.D. (Report of the Archaeological Survey of India, 1907-8);
and from the Great Ball Court at Chichen Itza Yucatan (after Maudslay).
Human History by G.Elliot Smith