Ankh (noun)

  1. An ancient Egyptian symbol of life and immortality, represented as a cross with a loop at the top.
  2. A symbol used to represent the concepts of life, eternity, and power in ancient Egyptian culture.

Origin:

Derived from the ancient egyptian word 'ankh'.

Examples:

  1. The pharaoh was depicted holding an ankh, symbolizing his power and authority over life and death.
  2. The ankh was often used in Egyptian art, appearing in paintings, sculptures, and jewelry.
  3. In Egyptian mythology, the god of the afterlife, Osiris, was often depicted holding an ankh.
  4. The ankh is considered a powerful and enduring symbol, still used today in various cultures and contexts.
  5. The ankh was often carried by the priests in ancient Egyptian times, as a symbol of their divine power and authority.
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