The ancient Egyptian symbol of Ankh
ANC - a symbol known as the Egyptian cross, the cross with loop, crooks of ansata, "cross with a handle". Ankh - the symbol of immortality. Combines the cross (symbol of life) and the circle (symbol of eternity). Its form can be interpreted as the rising sun, as the unity of opposites such as male and female.
Ankh symbolizes the Union of Osiris and ISIS, the Union of earth and sky. The sign was used in hieroglyphs, he was part of the words "welfare" and "happiness".
The symbol was put on the amulets that would extend the life on the earth, were buried with him guarantees his own life in the other world. The key opens the gate of death looks like the ANC. In addition, amulets depicting Anka helped with infertility.
Ankh - a magical symbol of wisdom. It can be found in many images of deities and priests of the time of the Egyptian pharaohs.
It was thought that this symbol might be saved from the flood, so he was portrayed on the walls of the channels.
Later the Ankh was used by witches with divination, divination, healing.
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