only Kings, Queens and Gods were allowed to carry this symbol. the ankh is the Egyptian sign of life and indicates that the King or God holding it has the power to give life or take it away from lesser mortals
Coffin's 'Odd' Art Hints at Ancient Egypt's Brain Drain - An ancient Egyptian coffin with strange and amateurish decorations has been revealed, shedding light on a tumultuous period in Egyptian history when the Persian Empire was in control of the region.
From the Papyrus of Hunefer, a 1275 BC Book of the Dead manuscript. Hunefer's heart is weighed on the scale of Maat against the feather of truth, by the jackal-headed Anubis. The Ibis-headed Thoth, scribe of the gods, records the result.
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