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The torch used at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta was modeled to look like the most ancient of torches, a bundle of reeds bound by twine. The design stirred a bit of controversy, however, when it was pointed out that the torch also resembled a fasces, the symbol of fascism.

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