What Is A Staff Symbol

This was rare however when compared to the more regular single barred cross. The five staff lines and four intervening spaces correspond to pitches of the diatonic scale. The symbolism of the staff dates all the way back to ancient times in which a staff hook was used by shepherds to guide their flockherein resides significant symbolic meaning of leadership and altruistic authority which still stands strong today particularly when the staff is seen in tarot.