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Christian Symbols used in the Early Church

During the early centuries of the church a number of different Christian symbols were used. Some remain familiar today, while others are not so well-known, but are frequently found in art and archaeological remains.

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1The Fish - Ichthus
2The Alpha and the Omega
3The Chi-Rho
4Ichthus Wheel
5The Tau-Rho or Staurogram
6The Anchor
7IX or XI Monogram
8IH Monogram