Fish- Ichthys was the symbol of Christian cult

Ichthys  Ichthus.svg.png

The ichthys or ichthus (/ˈɪkθəs/[1]), from the Greek ikhthýs (ἰχθύς 1st cent. AD Koine Greek [ikʰˈtʰys], “fish”) is a symbol consisting of two intersecting arcs, the ends of the right side extending beyond the meeting point so as to resemble the profile of a fish. The symbol was adopted by early Christians as a secret symbol. It is now known colloquially as the “sign of the fish” or the “Jesus fish”.

230px-Stele_Licinia_Amias_Terme_67646 Funerary stele with the inscription ΙΧΘΥϹ ΖΩΝΤΩΝ (“fish of the living”), early 3rd century, National Roman Museum

Cross  was not used till mid 4th century, cross came from Chi Rho  Simple_Labarum2.svg

The Chi Rho (/ˈkaɪ ˈroʊ/; also known as chrismon or sigla is one of the earliest forms of christogram, formed by superimposing the first two (capital) letters—chi and rho (ΧΡ)—of the Greek word ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ (Christos) in such a way that the vertical stroke of the rho intersects the center of the chi.

Roman King Constantine wrote this on Christian segment of his army ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ (Christos) and it was adopted in Churches slowly and by 7th century it became a Cross and a Lamb by side.

Earlier Cross was considered as the Killing weapon and not used. Later Lamb was replace by Naked Young man by side and later clothed. By 12th or 13th century man was put on cross clothed

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