History of Leith, Edinburgh

November 6, 2006

St. Anthony’s Cross, also known as the Tau Cross

The Tau cross is so named from the Hebrew alphabet’s last letter , which was transcribed as a ‘T’ in Greek. With its handle, crux ansata, this cross represents a symbol of divinity on Egyptian and Assyro-Babylonian sculptures, such as Isis and Osiris. for more click here

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