On a clog almanac, this symbol represents an aspect of the lunar cycle.
The concept of 'golden numbers' refers to the relationship between the cycles of the moon and the number of days in the solar year. This information allowed the people to calculate the number of new and full moons there would be in a year, as well as predict events such as eclipses.
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