What is the historical meaning of a sixteen poined star?
==new answer== You may be meaning the six pointed star, the star of David. If so, each point represents one of the five senses with the sixth being intuition. If you look closely at the symbol, it is actually two triangles. One pointing up and the other pointing down, which means- as above, so below. In other words, as a man thinks, so is he.
A six pointed star is called a hexagram. It has several meanings and is used as a religious, historical and cultural symbol. it is used to form the Star of David which is used in the Jewish religion. It has also been used in both Occultism, Hinduism and Freemasonry. It is often used to symbolize the connection between man and God.