Diamond Falcon of Tutankhamun holding the ‘Ankh’ Cross Pendant Necklace
The Falcon of Tutankhamun Holding the Ankh Cross Pendant Necklace. The God Horus was most often depicted as a falcon, or as a man with a falcon head. The Ankh Cross was depicted in royal funerary scenes and reinforced the close connection between the pharaohs and the gods in whose name he ruled and to whom he returned after death.
Ankh, the actual Hieroglyphic sign, was a symbol of life for the ancient Egyptians. Also known as the key of life, the key of the Nile, or crux ansata (Latin for "cross with a handle"), the Ankh is a popular motif in Egyptian art. However, in modern day, the Ankh is usually taken for a Christian cross.
Metal: Yellow Gold
Stone: Turquoise Shape and size: round, 3 mm Total carat weight: 0.05 ct (Approximate)
Total Diamonds: 2 Diamonds Shape and size: round, 1.9 mm Total carat weight: 0.04 ct (Approximate)