7 October 2011
Last updated at 22:09
Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, the Coca-Cola bottle and Christ are history's top iconic images, according to an Oxford professor. You have been sending in your ideas of other iconic images. Lorraine in Belfast, Northern Ireland has picked that photo of 'Marilyn Monroe over the manhole'. Photo: AP
Yvonne McQueen, from Kingston Blount, Oxfordshire, England, says: "The Concorde is a great example of British engineering, supersonic travel, superb style, and the opportunity to fly faster than a bullet - and now this great aircraft sits in a museum."
Alex Jackson, from Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England says: "Shell is synonymous with petrol for me. I can spot it a mile away and it's probably the reason Shell is the most well known oil brand." Photo: PA.
Judd Flogdell thinks the mask of Tutankhamun is an iconic image. "Photo: KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images.
Steve Smith says: "This could be an iconic image. A photo of children playing in a torrential downpour in Havana, Cuba - taken by myself."
Jordan Swallow says "The image of the so called 'Tank Man' is the perfect icon for rebellion, refusing to be treated badly and standing up for what you believe in. It teaches us that however small and insignificant someone may seem to be, they can still make a difference." Photo: AP Photo/Jeff Widener
Mary Ojeda in Raleigh, US, says: "I would say Mickey Mouse, as he is recognised in any country around the world, through any generation."
Bryan Simcott says: "One of the world's most recognised logos and images is the BBC. It says, quality, trustworthiness and excellence."
David Grant, in Winchester, Hants, England says: "The Vickers Supermarine Spitfire is rather obvious, as it is the icon of all icons!" Send your photos to email@example.com. For terms and conditions visit, bbc.co.uk/terms.