Day 3 of 30

3. Symbols and icons of this deity

 

Symbols and icons associated with Hekate are as follows:

Snake / serpent

Keys

Crossroads

Thresholds / gateways

Wortcunning / herbalism

Ghosts / souls

Umbilical cord

Shears / dagger / blade

Torch (traditionally the burning stick kind, not battery-operated)

Dogs, particularly black dogs

The Underworld

Threes – three forms / faces / ways

The Moon

Earth/Sea/Sky

Darkness

Cerberus

Sickle / scythe

Stars

Pomegranates

Fire / candles / light

Divination / oracles

Triskelion / triquetra

Triple spiral

Hekate’s Wheel / Strophalos