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:

Aida (musical)

Although its run on New York City’s Broadway theatre scene was relatively brief (from 2000 until 2004), this powerful performance, with music composed by Sir Elton John and with lyrics by Tim Rice, certainly made an impression on theatregoers during its tenure.

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Almaty

A rock carving discovered in the vicinity of Almaty, a large city in southeastern Kazakhstan.

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Amber

When describing amber, using the word “gemstone” can be awkward, since amber is not technically a stone at all. Nonetheless, it has been used as ornamentation for thousands of years and has acquired a number of symbolic meanings.

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Amethyst

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

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Aquamarine

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

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Asexual Symbol

Asexuality (or nonsexuality) is the lack of sexual attraction to anyone or low or absent interest in sexual activity.

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Atlas Mountains

A rock carving discovered in the Atlas Mountains in the northwestern corner of Africa. No contextual information is known at this time.

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AVEN triangle

The AVEN triangle representing asexuality.

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Aztec Sun Stone

Prior to the arrival of Europeans in the late 15th and early 16th centuries, the Aztecs were the mightiest civilization ever seen in the Americas. While much of their culture was destroyed, lost and/or repressed in the succeeding centuries, a few remnants, such as the famous Sun Stone, survived to bear witness to an empire that spanned much of modern-day Mexico and spawned some of the greatest technological feats the Americas had ever seen.

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Bamboo

One of the most ubiquitous symbols of eastern Asia, bamboo is a plant with many meanings and, in modern-day industry and manufacturing, a plant with many practical uses.

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Baphomet

Upon first glance, this image seems like the quintessential portrait of the devil. It certainly has demonic symbolism attached to it, but the history of Baphomet and how the name became associated with this image is far more complex than many people realize.

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Barranco de Balos

A rock carving from Barranco de Balos on the island of of Gran Canaria (Canary Islands). No contextual information known at this time.

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Beatles logo

The Beatles logo was based on an impromptu sketch by instrument retailer and designer Ivor Arbiter.

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Black Bishop

A bishop (♗,♝) is a piece in the board game of chess. Each player begins the game with two bishops. One starts between the king's knight and the king, the other between the queen's knight and the queen. In algebraic notation the starting squares are c1 and f1 for White's bishops, and c8 and f8 for Black's bishops.

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