Ancient Egyptian Symbols | world-symbols

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Egyptian symbols are known all over the world because of their magickal quality and the mysteries that they hold. Depicted in hieroglyphs, these symbols were called, "the words of God" and were used mainly by priests.

Commonly seen ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic symbols include scarabs, the ankh, the eye of Horus, Bast (the Cat-headed Goddess), the crescent moon, the Feather of Maat, the lotus flower, frogs, and the falcon. These symbols were historically used as amulets of protection and to bring luck. They were also frequently used in both religious and magickal rituals for both the living and the dead.

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