-sterling silver 925
- pendant , 7 cm (2,70'“) high (including bail )
- chain, 4,70mm (0.17’) thick , 70 cm long ( 28”)
-26g chain and pendant
The Ankh is an ancient Egyptian symbol of life and immortality
Referred to as the key of life or the key of the nile—is representative of eternal life in Ancient Egypt. Created by Africans long ago, the ankh is said to be the first--or original--cross. The ankh is often shown in the hands of important Egyptian figures, such as pharaohs and kings, preserving their immortality. Moreover, the ankh is commonly depicted in temples and in the grasp of major Egyptian gods such as Osiris, Isis, and Ra. It could also have a more physical connotation: the ankh may represent water, air, and the sun, which were meant to provide and preserve life in Ancient Egyptian culture. Additionally, ankhs were traditionally placed in sarcophagi to ensure life after death.
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Amazing pendant and chain. Couldn't be happier. The attention to detail is superb its exactly as pictured. This is now my 2nd favorite pendant the first being the Amarna Codex also made by Judicael. 😜 Customer and fan for life!