The DBTR icon is made from two letters in an early version of the Rune alphabet, which was used by the Vikings, among others.

Runes have angular shapes and lack horizontal lines because the primary storage medium was wood, although they may also be found on jewelry, tools, and weapons. Runes were perceived as having magic, hidden powers.

The first letter in the logo is "Dagaz," the rune for day or daylight and the phonetic equivalent of "d." Its meanings include happiness, activity, and satisfaction. The second letter is "Berkano," which is associated with the birch tree. Its divinatory meanings include health, new beginnings, growth, plenty, and clearance. It is associated with Idun, goddess of Spring, and with fertility. It is the phonetic equivalent of "b."

More information about runes :

Bullet  The History of Runes (American Museum of Natural History)
Bullet  Collection of links about runes

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