Capricorn's sign is a shape similar to a lowercase "n" linked to a loop at the shape's lower end. The Capricorn symbol represents the sea goat of Sumerian mythology.
The symbol is based on the Sumerian god of wisdom and water, Enki; this god was often represented as a sea goat. The upper part of the symbol represents the mountain goat, while the lower part of the symbol represents the fish's tail. The mountain goat symbolizes Capricornians' ambition, intelligence, curiosity and hardiness. The fish represents Capricornians' passion and spirituality. Capricorn is the zodiac sign for people born between December 22 and January 20.