The ankh is the Egyptian hieroglyph representing the NH ˁ word, which means "life." It is an attribute of the Egyptian gods that can keep the loop, or wear one in each hand, arms crossed over the chest. This symbol was called crux ansata Latin ("ankh")
Ankh Cross- Also known as Key of Life, the Key of the Nile. It represents the concept of Eternal Life. Mirrors were also often made in the shape of an ankh, symbolize a perceived view into another world.
Women in Ancient Egypt - Servant attending ladies with cones made of wax. That melted and then kept the ladies cool as it slowly dripped. These cones were made of animal fats, precious oils, and fragrances.
"This (book) project is an attempt to bring together the many fragments of history concerning the Yoruba religious community and their rise to prominence in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, from the mid-nineteenth to…"