Ankh

$14.99

The Ankh is both a symbol and an Egyptian hieroglyph for “life” or “breath of life” The Egyptians believed that one’s earthly journey was only part of an eternal life; the ankh symbolizes both mortal existence and the afterlife. It became incredibly important during the reign of Amenhotep IV, also known as Akhenaton. He was a New Kingdom monarch and ruled during the mid-1300s, BCE.

  • Genuine Papyrus Painting
  • Matted and Framed
  • 5 X 7 inches
  • Includes Story Card

 

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The Ankh is both a symbol and an Egyptian hieroglyph for “life” or “breath of life” The Egyptians believed that one’s earthly journey was only part of an eternal life; the ankh symbolizes both mortal existence and the afterlife. It became incredibly important during the reign of Amenhotep IV, also known as Akhenaton. He was a New Kingdom monarch and ruled during the mid-1300s, BCE.

  • Genuine Papyrus Painting
  • Matted and Framed
  • 5 X 7 inches
  • Includes Story Card

 

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