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Ankh

A detailed look into the Egyptian ankh meaning life and immortality. The most common one among the ancient Egyptian symbols, the ankh symbol examined.

Proportions - The Eye of Horus was believed to have healing and protective power, and it was used as a protective amulet, and as a medical measuring device, using the mathematical proportions of the eye to determine the proportions of ingredients in medical preparations) to prepare medications. It's also where we get our Px prescription symbol from.

xsageandspirit: “ Proportions - The Eye of Horus was believed to have healing and protective power, and it was used as a protective amulet, and as a medical measuring device, using the mathematical proportions of the eye to determine the proportions.

The ankh, also known as key of life, was the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic character that read 'eternal life'; Egyptian gods are often portrayed carrying it by its loop, or bearing one in each hand, arms crossed over their chest.

The ankh, also known as key of life, was the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic character that read “eternal life”. Egyptian gods are often portrayed carrying it by its loop, or bearing one in each hand, arms crossed over their chest.

Bust of Nefertiti. In Neues Museum in Berlin, Germany.

Nefertiti, was created during the Ancient Egyptian art historical period around BCE. It is made of Painted limestone. It was originally located in Akhetaten but is now located in Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Agyptisches Museum.

4th C. BCE. The greek letters Ε ϕ (phi) with the Bee on this silver coin indicates the ancient greek city of Ephesus (Turkey) - the obverse would show its other emblem -the stag. The honey bee and the stag are symbols of the Goddess Artemis. Priestesses of Artemis in greek are "melissae" - which translates to "honey bee." Hence,  Ephesus was the City of Artemis. The temple of Artemis was originally built for the mother Goddess Cybele ca. 2000 BCE.

Ε Φ = Ephesus. Many Ancient Coins had the Emblem of the honey bee on it as it was a symbol of wealth and power. This is due in part to the fact that ancient society realized that the honeybee had such control over their food supply.

stonework -Aztec calendar

Lesson in Life "Nothing goes to waste on the journey of life. Both good and bad experiences shape your mind and heart for what is to come.