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The Ankh, or crux anasata, appears frequently in Egyptian tomb paintings. It rep-resents both the male and female and is thought to be em-blematic of strength and health; also the truth that a fruitful union is a gift from the deity. Mirrors of beaten metal were often made in the shape of an Ankh to symbolize a perceived view into another world.
   The Ankh, construed as a sun symbol, was often crafted in gold or burnished copper. The Coptic Christians preserved the design of the Egyptian Ankh in their representation of the Christian cross.

Dimensions: 2 1/2" x 1 1/8"