BRASS ANKH TALISMAN - LARGE
The Ankh is an Egyptian symbol dating back to ancient times, it symbolises life. The symbol itself is a teardrop-shaped hoop with a cross connected directly below it. The hoop of the ankh represents the sun, with the horizontal bar of the cross representing the horizon, and the vertical bar of the cross representing the path of the sun, which rises above the horizon.
The ankh was often used in ancient Egypt throughout their hieroglyphics, art, and artifacts to show the great importance of life. The ankh is also sometimes referred to as the ''key of life”
Though symbol was mostly used to depict life, but it was also used in other ways. More specifically, the ankh could symbolize the physical life on Earth, the eternal life in heaven or the underworld, immortality, and even reincarnation. Often, the ancient Egyptians would carry ankh ornaments or talismans for protection.