Symbols: Cerberus (his three-headed-dog), drinking horn, sceptor, key, the helm of darkness, pentacles

Sacred Animals: The screech owl, serpents, black rams

Plants: Cypress tree, asphodel, mint, white poplar, narcissus

Scents: Frankincense, patchouli

Gems and Metals: Onyx, jet, black tourmaline, black obsidian, hematite, coal, all metals and stones (especially black ones)

Colours: Black

Time: Midnight

Offerings to Hades:

  • Water, wine, honey, milk, or oil (best poured into a hole in the earth)
  • Pomegranates
  • Bones
  • Caring acts towards the dying
  • Caring acts towards dogs
  • Coins, gemstones, and metals
  • Leaving flowers on graves, cleaning up graveyards
  • Pictures of deceased loved ones