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Silver Symbol of Life Pendant Small size

Silver Symbol of Life Pendant Small size

The famous "cross of life", as it was called by its contemporaries, probably did not represent a cross, but rather a loose knot, like on a belt or a sandal strap. In the long list of hieroglyphs, this sign stood for the words "life" and "to live". It was pronounced "ankh" in ancient Egyptian.

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Characteristics

Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Material :
Sterling Silver 925
Theme :
Middle East
Art movement :
Egyptian Antiquities
silver
EAN :
3336728129103
Model dimensions :
3 cm x 0.9 cm
Reference :
BP100080

Editor

Original work kept at :
Louvre

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