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Dates
The cultivation of dates began over 5000 years ago and the fruit is still an important foodstuff in many parts of the world today. In terms of symbolism, the date has much in common with the fig, and…
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8 days ago
Obelisk
The obelisk is an architectural feature that originated in ancient Egypt. Although simple in design, the crafting and transportation of these monolithic masterpieces was a highly involved process, an…
added by Artlover87
11 days ago
Saffron
Throughout history, spices have been among the world’s most sought after trade items, at certain times worth their weight in gold. Among the many varieties of spices, saffron surely ranks as one of…
added by Artlover87
14 days ago
Chrysanthemum
The chrysanthemum is one of the most important floral symbols in all of Asia. Geographically speaking, the symbolism of the lotus is more widespread throughout the continent, but in China and Japan, …
added by Artlover87
25 days ago
Fasces
Comprising an axe wrapped in birch rods and secured with cord (a pair of which are depicted here), the fasces has a long and colorful history as a political symbol.
added by Artlover87
25 days ago
Enso
The enso is a simple calligraphic design originating from Zen Buddhism.
added by Artlover87
25 days ago
Nazar
Believed to have originated in modern-day Turkey, the nazar is a type of amulet that can be seen, in varying forms, in countries all around the Mediterranean Sea.
added by Artlover87
26 days ago
Arsenic sulphide (alchemy)
A 17th century chemical symbol for arsenic sulphide, also known as auripigmentum or orpiment.
added by Artlover87
26 days ago
Quicklime (alternate)
An alchemical symbol used to indicate quicklime, also known as calcium oxide.
added by Artlover87
26 days ago
Evangelization Cross (alternate #2)
This form of the Christian cross represents the process of evangelization.
added by Artlover87
26 days ago
House Tarly
The sigil of House Tarly from Game of Thrones.
added by Artlover87
26 days ago
Alcohol (alternate #3)
One of several alchemical symbols used to indicate alcohol, in this case wine spirit or "eau de vie".
added by Artlover87
26 days ago
Strain (alchemy)
An alchemical symbol indicating the process of filtration or straining.
added by Artlover87
26 days ago
Rubber (alternate #3)
An early chemical symbol used to indicate rubber.
added by Artlover87
26 days ago
Oricalchum argentatum
In alchemy, oricalchum argentatum is a name for brass that has been coated in silver.
added by Artlover87
26 days ago
Helm of Awe
Aegishjalmur, also called Ægishjálmur is an ancient protective talisman of the Norse ---but the true nature of its magic has many interpretations. In icelandic sagas it can be found to confer power…
added by anonymous
26 days ago
The Deathly Hallows
In the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling, this symbol represents the Deathly Hallows, three powerful objects that, if united, will give a person the ability to surpass human mortality and overcome …
added by Artlover87
27 days ago
Saturn/Lead #1
A symbol representing both the planet Saturn and the metal lead. These two things were often associated with each other. For more details, see the symbols for 'Saturn' and 'Lead'.
added by Artlover87
27 days ago
Gold?
It's possible that this is an alchemical sign for gold, but the evidence for such a claim is not entirely solid.
added by Artlover87
27 days ago
Lye/alkali (alternate)
An alchemical symbol used to indicate lye.
added by Artlover87
27 days ago
Imperial Porphyry
Originating from a single quarry in the Eastern Desert of Egypt, this purple-colored stone has been prized by Mediterranean civilizations for thousands of years. Aside from being used to carve object…
added by Artlover87
27 days ago
Magnetic iron or rising (alchemy)
An alchemical symbol that can indicate either magnetic iron or the process of rising.
added by Artlover87
28 days ago
Purification (alternate) or setting (alchemy)
An alchemical symbol that represents both purification and setting.
added by Artlover87
28 days ago
Pontevedra #3
A carving discovered in Pontevedra, northwestern Spain. No contextual information known at this time.
added by Artlover87
28 days ago
Pontevedra #2
A carving discovered in Pontevedra, northwestern Spain. No contextual information known at this time.
added by Artlover87
28 days ago

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