Shokugan Faience Amulet in the shape of an Ankh
The amulet expresses more than just the value of the ankh hieroglyph (meaning 'life'). Combined with ankh are:
The was-sceptre, the hieroglyph for 'stability' The heh, a man with upraised arms, the hieroglyph for 'millions'. The whole object taken together represents a wish of 'life, power and stability for millions of years', a very common type of Egyptian royal expression.
Details: Length 23.5 cm