~ traditional meaning for the ankh symbol is "everlasting life". ~ ~Symbol of eternal life. The gods are often seen holding an ankh to someone's lips this is considered to be an offering of "The Breath of Life". ~ The "Breath of Life" is apparently the breath that is required for the deceased in the afterlife.
Meaning of Egyptian Ankh Egypt,ancient,gift
~ usually held in hand by Gods and pharohs to show how they preside over life therefore it says that they are immortal ~ the ankh symbol is also used as a hieroglyph originally representing the womb and as such fertility and reproduction ~ it is held by the ancient egyptians like a key , the ankh symbol key that would open the gates of death on to immortality.(afterlife) ~ The Ankh is also known as the Key of the Nile -representing the union of Isis and Osiris. ~
Ankh Symbol Picture Collection
Ancient Egyptian Ankhwith Djed symbol
~ Djed is believed to b a rendering of a human backbone. ~ represents stability and strength. ~ acts as a sign of stability for the deceased' journey into the afterlife
Ancient Egyptian Ankh Meaning Symbol Eternal Life
Ankh Symbol Ankh Egypt
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