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Chain of Ankhs

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 January 2015
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Gold chain of ankhs (signs of life; also known as key of life, the key of the Nile, or crux ansata). From the treasure of the Nubian queen Amanishakheto, pyramid N6, Meroe, modern-day northern Sudan. Meroitic period, around 1 CE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, Germany).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2015, January 04). Chain of Ankhs. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3524/chain-of-ankhs/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Chain of Ankhs." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 04, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3524/chain-of-ankhs/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Chain of Ankhs." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 Jan 2015. Web. 14 Apr 2021.

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