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Hour (alternate #1)

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Hour (alternate #1)

In 17th century French alchemical practices, this symbol was a "time sign" used to represent the period of an hour.

Like other signs in this series, the design of this symbol was likely based on the timing device known as an hourglass.

Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has crossing lines.

Category: Alchemical Symbols.

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