The Ankh (unicode 2625 U) is the Egyptian hieroglyph representing the NH ˁ word, which means "life." It is an attribute of the Egyptian gods that can keep the loop, or wear one in each hand, arms crossed over the chest. This symbol was called Crux Ansata
Get Tangled in These Mythical God Family Trees - Get Tangled in These Mythical God Family Trees - A fun visual of the Egyptian Gods and their relations. All ages (educator note, mention of affairs, etc on the poster)
Columns of an Ancient Egyptian Temple in Luxor, Egypt. I've been there--this peristyle is a forest of huge decorated and painted columns which are immense and the whole is overwhelming in its massive power.
One of the most beautiful statues of Ramses II is this one, carved from black granite, in the Museo Egizio – the Egyptian Museum of Turin. Here Ramses wears the so-called Blue Crown, the Khepresh, which first appeared early in Egypt’s Dynasty.