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symbol for everlasting life, worn as an amulet on the wrist or ankle.
Symbol for royalty that ruled in a particular region in Egypt, worn on the headdress of the pharaoh.
The symbol for the union of upper and lower Egypt, into one land, first used by King Menes.
These symbolic figures called shabtis, represented the workers in the afterlife that would till the soil in the field of reeds for the dead pharaoh.
eye of horus
The symbol for protection mysticism, said to come from Horus.
Flail and Crook
The symbols for leadership and royalty, seen in the hands of Osiris and often pictured in the hands of the pharaohs.
This symbol represented King Akkhentaten's belief in one god called Aten.
Ox Face thing
A symbol of the Pharaoh, Queen Hatshepsut also wore one.
A symbol believed to have magical powers for healing and mysticism today.
The symbol for judgement, used to determine whether or not a soul is noble and pure enough to enter the Field of Reeds. Today the symbol represents justice.
The sacred symbol of Amon Re, the sun god. It represented hope and regeneration. It was Ra the Egyptian god who rolled the sun across the sky and buried it each night.
The symbol for a particular region in Egypt and a great dynasty, often seen drawn on the chest of a mummy.
The symbol representing the Nile, rebirth and creation