What Do the symbol mean?

What Do the symbol mean?
  1. Wings– The first and easiest answer is that Isis is a Bird Goddess. Her most important sacred animal is a bird of prey. The Goddess often takes the form of Her sacred raptor; the kestrel (the most common falcon in Egypt) or the black kite. The wings of Isis are among Her most dynamic attributes. The widespread wings of the Goddess are the means by which she fans renewed life into Osiris

 

  1. Ankh– is an ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic ideograph with the meaning “life”. The ankh appears frequently in Egyptian tomb paintings and other art, often at the fingertips of a god or goddess in images that represent the deities of the after life conferring the gift of life on the dead person’s mummy; this is thought to symbolize the act of conception.

 

  1. Cobra– is representing wadjetshe was said to be the patron and protector of Lower Egypt and upon unification with Upper Egypt, the joint protector and patron of all of Egypt “goddess” of Upper Egypt. The image of Wadjet with the sun disk is called the uraeus, and it was the emblem on the crown of the rulers of Lower Egypt. She was also the protector of kings and of women in childbirth.

 

  1. Leopard head– In the Egyptian language, the leopard head hieroglyphics used as a determinative or abbreviation for words relating to ‘strength’. In the language it is used for pehti-(p?ty)

 

  1. Sword– Khopesh (?pš; also vocalized khepesh) is an Egyptian sickle-sword that evolved from battle axes.

 

  1. Sun– To the Egyptians, the sun represented light, warmth, and growth. This made the sun deity very important, as the sun was seen as the ruler of all that he created. The sun disk was either seen as the body or eye of Ra.

 

  1. Eyes– the Eye of Horus is an ancient Egyptian symbol of protection, royal power and good health. The eye is personified in the goddess Wadjet— The Eye is an extension of Ra’s power, equated with the disk of the sun, but it also behaves as an independent entity, which can be personified by a wide variety of Egyptian goddesses, including HathorSekhmetBastetWadjet, and Mut. The Eye goddess acts as mother, sibling, consort, and daughter of the sun god. She is his partner in the creative cycle in which he begets the renewed form of himself that is born at dawn. The Eye’s violent aspect defends Raagainst the agents of disorder that threaten his rule

 

  1. Lotus– regarded as a symbol of the sun, since the flowers are closed at night and open again in the morning. At Heliopolis, the origin of the world was taught to have been when the sun god Ra emerged from a lotus flower growing in “primordial waters”. At night, he was believed to retreat into the flower again. Due to its color, it was identified, in some beliefs, as having been the original container, in a similar manner to an egg, of Atum, and in similar beliefs Ra, both solar deities

 

  1. Pharaoh– is the common title of the monarchs of ancient Egypt from the First Dynasty The word pharaohultimately derive from the Egyptian compound pr-?3 “great house,” written with the two bilateral hieroglyphs pr “house” and ?3 “column”, here meaning “great” or “high”. It was used only in larger phrases such as smr pr-?3 ‘Courtier of the High House’, with specific reference to the buildings of the court or palace. During the reign of Thutmose III (circa 1479–1425 BCE) in the New Kingdom, after the foreign rule of the Hyksos during the Second Intermediate Period, pharaoh became the form of address for a person who was king.

 

  1. Cartouche– a cartouche/k??r?tu??/is an oval with a horizontal line at one end, indicating that the text enclosed is a royal name. The Ancient Egyptian word for it was shenu, and it was essentially an expanded shenAt times amulets were given the form of a cartouche displaying the name of a king and placed in tombs. Such items are often important to archaeologists for dating the tomb and its contents.[5] Cartouches were formerly only worn by Pharaohs. The oval surrounding their name was meant to protect them from evil spirits in life and after death. The cartouche has become a symbol representing good luck and protection from evil.[

 

  1. Hieroglyphics– hieroglyphs(/?ha??r???l?f, -ro?-/) were the formal writing system used in Ancient Egypt. It combined logographic, syllabic and alphabetic elements, with a total of some 1,000 distinct characters. Cursive hieroglyphs were used for religious literature on papyrus and wood. The later hieratic and demotic Egyptian scripts are derived from hieroglyphic writing; Meroitic was a late derivation from demotic.

 

  1. Manjet– solar barks called the Mandjet(the Boat of Millions of Years) or morning boat and the Mesektet or evening boat. These boats took him on his journey through the sky and the Duat, the literal underworld of Egypt. While Ra was on the Mesektet, he was in his ram-headed form. When Ra traveled in his sun boat, he was accompanied by various other deities including Sia (perception) and Hu (command), as well as Heka (magic power). Sometimes, members of the Ennead helped him on his journey, including Set, who overcame the serpent Apophis, and Mehen, who defended against the monsters of the underworld. Apophis, the god of chaos, was an enormous serpent who attempted to stop the sun boat’s journey every night by consuming it or by stopping it in its tracks with a hypnotic stare. During the evening, the Egyptians believed that Ra set as Atum or in the form of a ram. The night boat would carry him through the underworld and back towards the east in preparation for his rebirth.

 

  1. Maa’t feather– In theDuat, the Egyptian underworld, the hearts of the dead were said to be weighed against her single “Feather of Ma’at”, symbolically representing the concept of Maat, in the Hall of Two Truths. This is why hearts were left in Egyptian mummies while their other organs were removed, as the heart (called “ib”) was seen as part of the Egyptian soul. If the heart was found to be lighter or equal in weight to the feather of Maat, the deceased had led a virtuous life and would go on to Aaru

 

  1. Scarab– Khepri was connected with the scarab beetle (kheprer), because the scarab rolls balls of dung across the ground, an act that the Egyptians saw as a symbol of the forces that move the sun across the sky. Khepri was thus a solar deity. Young dung beetles, having been laid as eggs within the dung ball, emerge from it fully formed. Therefore, Khepri also represented creation and rebirth, and he was specifically connected with the rising sun and the mythical creation of the world.

 

  1. Shen– A shen ringis a circle with a line at a tangent to it, which was represented in hieroglyphs as a stylized loop of a rope. The word shen itself means, in ancient Egyptian, encircle, while the shen ring represented eternal protection. In its elongated form the shen ring became the cartouche which enclosed and protected a royal name.

 

  1. Double falcon– Ra was merged with the god Horus, as Ra-Horakhty (“Ra, who is Horus of the Two Horizons”). He was believed to rule in all parts of the created world: the sky, the earth, and the underworld. He was associated with the falcon or hawk.

 

  1. Hat har– is an Ancient Egyptian goddess who personified the principles of joy, feminine love, and motherhood. She was one of the most important and popular deities throughout the history of Ancient Egypt. Hathor was worshipped by royalty and common people alike. life. In other roles, she was a goddess of music, dance, foreign lands, and fertility. She was believed to assist women in childbirth. She was also believed to be the patron goddess of miners.

 

  1. Hat har Solar disk– Hathor was pictured as a woman with cow’s horns with the sun between them, or as a cow wearing the sun disk between her horns. The horns are her horns, as she was thought to be a bovine goddess, but the solar disk that sits between the horns is her aspect of a solar goddess. Some, though, believe that the horns are yet another symbolism of her celestial role as a goddess

 

  1. Winged sun– The winged sun is a symbol associated with divinity, royalty and power in the Ancient Egypt