Wooden altar Box Pentagram & Celtic Knot
The pentagram dates to 3500 BC. In Mesopotamia inscribed the symbol on their pottery and other artifacts. The Hebrews used it as a symbol of truth and to represent the Pentateuch, the first five books of the Hebrew Scriptures. The Pythagoreans of ancient Greece were fascinated by the mathematical purity of the symbol and viewed it as a sign of perfection. Ancient Babylonians used it to represent the gods and religious beliefs of their culture.
The symbol of the pentagram is used in many Wiccan ceremonies. Wiccans see the star as symbolizing the elements of air, water, earth and fire, perfectly balanced to create the fifth element of spirit. The pentagram ring is a popular talisman worn by Wiccans and other Pagans. This star of life is often used on altars and widely used as a ritual tool, representing feminine energy.