- An ancient Egyptian symbol of life and immortality, represented as a cross with a loop at the top.
- A symbol used to represent the concepts of life, eternity, and power in ancient Egyptian culture.
Derived from the ancient egyptian word 'ankh'.
- The pharaoh was depicted holding an ankh, symbolizing his power and authority over life and death.
- The ankh was often used in Egyptian art, appearing in paintings, sculptures, and jewelry.
- In Egyptian mythology, the god of the afterlife, Osiris, was often depicted holding an ankh.
- The ankh is considered a powerful and enduring symbol, still used today in various cultures and contexts.
- The ankh was often carried by the priests in ancient Egyptian times, as a symbol of their divine power and authority.