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Hour (alternate #2)

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One of several "time signs" used in alchemy to indicate the period of an hour.

This version of the hour symbol, like others in its group, was likely inspired by the timing device know as the hourglass.

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

Category: Alchemical Symbols.

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