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The alchemical symbol of apotheosis, the transformation of man into god, is traditionally represented by an image of a hand with other symbols, including skulls, crowns, stars, fish, keys, lanterns, astrological symbols and the all-seeing eye.

babylonsidhe: The Hand of the Mysteries goes by many other names, including the Hand of the Master Mason, Hand of the Philosopher, and the Emblematic Hand of Mysteries. (via Hand of the Mysteries - Alchemy symbol of transformation)

Medieval woodcut vintage illustration by rawvegandietaddict, via Flickr

century woodcut illustration depicting a skull, a snake and an hourglass. The snake has a crucifix in its head. This illustration was first published in De methodo medendi liber unus by Andreas Planer, printed as Basle in