- Material: Solid sterling silver
- Finish: Polished, with blackened antique background
- 1-1/2 inch tall (excluding hanger) x 3/4 inch wide (38 x 18mm)
- Comes with a matching antiqued rope chain, 18 inches (45cm)
- Item number: wh243
The ancient Egyptian hieroglyph known as Ankh symbolizes 'Life' and 'Eternal Life'.
It was one of the most popular and widespread symbols in ancient Egypt and is found repeatedly in their wall art, carvings, pottery and other artifacts.
It was closely associated with their gods, who were often depicted carrying the Ankh by its handle.
This is a very decorative Ankh; hieroglyphics fill the distinctive cross shape mimicking the carved walls and possessions of a pharaoh's tomb.
The silver hieroglyphics are raised against a blackened background giving it a vivid, dramatic character.