Miscellaneous

This page lists all the various symbols in the Miscellaneous category.

Symbols without any special category attribution but that are widely used worldwide.

Symbols in this category:

Rio Majes #3

A carving from the valley of Rio Majes in southern Peru (roughly 300 C.E.). No contextual information known at this time.

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Ruby

Like many gemstones, the ruby possesses a number of different symbolic meanings.

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Saint John's Arms

Saint John's Arms, a.k.a Cross of St John and Viking magic ideogram, used today in cartography and as traffic sign for ancient remains.

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Salzburg

A carving discovered near Salzburg, Austria. No contextual information is known at this time.

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Salzburg #2

A carving discovered near Salzburg, Austria. No contextual information is known at this time.

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Sapphire

Like many gemstones, the sapphire possesses a number of different symbolic meanings.

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Scania #1

Dating to around 1000 B.C.E., this Bronze Age carving was discovered on an altar in Scania, Sweden. No contextual information known at this time.

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Seal of South Sudan

This is the seal of the Republic of South Sudan

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Section sign

The section sign (Unicode U+00A7 § section sign, HTML §, TeX \S) is a typographical character used mainly to refer to a particular section of a document, such as a legal code. It is also called "double S", "hurricane", "sectional symbol", "the legal doughnut".

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Sign of the horns

The sign of the horns is a hand gesture with a variety of meanings and uses in various cultures. It is most commonly used in Italy and the Mediterranean either for superstitious purposes or as an offensive gesture. It is formed by extending the index and little fingers while holding the middle and ring fingers down with the thumb.

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Signum manus of Charlemagne

Signum manus (sometimes also known as Chrismon) refers to the medieval practice, current from the Merovingian period until the 14th century in the Frankish Empire and its successors, of signing a document or charter with a special type of monogram or royal cypher.

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Single Quotation Mark

The single quotation marks emerged around 1800 as a means of indicating a secondary level of quotation.

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Soyombo symbol

The Soyombo symbol is a special character out of the Mongolian Soyombo script that was invented by Zanabazar in 1686. It serves as a national symbol of Mongolia, to be found on the Flag of Mongolia, the Coat of arms of Mongolia, and on many other official documents.

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Square and Compasses

The Square and Compasses (or, more correctly, a square and a set of compasses joined together) is the single most identifiable symbol of Freemasonry. Both the square and compasses are architect's tools and are used in Masonic ritual as emblems to teach symbolic lessons.

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Starburst Symbol

A starburst is graphic design or typographical element that resembles diverging rays of light, or consists of a star-like image with rays emanating from it.

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