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Could you explain the Mokanna head emblem?

The Mokanna head is an illustration of an ancient Persion character in our initiation ritual. The following is how the Mokanna head became adopted as our logo:

For a few years the Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets of the Enchanted Realm had no official emblem to wear. Word got around that the Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets were permitted to wear an emblem that set them apart from others and a black Fez head covering was selected with a Mokanna Head in the center, giving the name of the Grotto. Naturally, this attracted attention. The minutes of a February 26, 1903 stated meeting of Azim Grotto, Bronx, New York states: "Prophet Charles E. Lansing, Past Potent Monarch, after some preliminary remarks, descriptive thereto, presented to those present, a drawing in color of a headgear appropriate for the Order. The same was received with favor and by motion, regularly made and seconded and carried, it was unanimously decided to adopt and wear them on serious and other appropriate occasions." In the minutes of October 29, 1903, it is recorded: "The Potent Monarch reported that the Fez worn by our members was, at the Annual Session of the Supreme Council held at Hamilton, New York on October 20, adopted as the official headgear for all Prophets of the Realm."

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Bumper Stickers$0.50
SC Decal$2.50
Supreme Council Code Book(s)$ 6.50
Grotto Forms, Ceremonies & Supreme Council Ritual Book$ 6.00
Roster$ 4.50
Funeral Rituals..$1.00
Membership Register$0.10
Minute Sheet..$ 0.10
Secretary's Record Sheet$ 0.15
Delinquent Dues Notice$ 0.10
Dues Card Holder$ 0.25
Dues Card Holder (100)$20.00
Dues Cards$0.10
Certificate of Demit$0.50
Life Membership Certificate$ 5.00
New Grotto Charter$ 100.00
Replacement Charter$ 25.00
Dispensation$ 50.00
Replace SCDD Jewel$80.00
Lodge Master Certificate$5.00
25 or 50 Year Certificate$5.00
Prophet of the Year Certificate$5.00
Honorary Membership Certificate$5.00
25 Year Lapel Pin..$ 2.50
50 Year Lapel Pin$ 2.50
Past Monarch Lapel Pin$ 7.50
2" Mokanna Patch$3.00
3" Mokanna Patch$ 4.50
5" Mokanna Patch$7.50
8" Mokanna Patch$ 15.75