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5: The Hierophant
The Pillars (and the throne and background) are grey, a mixture of black and white. Grey is the colour of wisdom because it is the result of combining opposites, not just black and white but masculine and feminine, inner and outer, knowledge and wisdom.
The Crown has three tiers of trefoils; the uppermost with three indicate the body, mind and spirit. The second layer with five trefoils shows the four elements with a fifth element of spirit or Aether, also the five senses. The final tier with seven points to the seven Chakras and/or the seven ancient planets.
The crossed keys. (In the RWS deck, both of these keys are gold). They represent Solar (gold) and Lunar (silver) energy, Superconsciousness and subconsciousness respectively.
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