Egyptians - The Aper
Ancient Egyptian Aper Talisman
Picture of the Aper Amulet
Ancient Egypt - The Aper Amulet Fact Sheet
Fact 1 on the Aper: The Aper was worn as a protective talisman by both the living and the deceased.
Fact 2 on the Aper: Meaning: To the ancient Egyptians this talisman symbolized fate or providence and was worn for commitment, dedication, stability, and alertness
Fact 3 on the Aper: The hieroglyph for the aper means to equip or can also be translated as equipment or "to be equipped" .
Fact 4 on the Aper: There is scant information about this particular talisman so its real meaning can only be conjecture based on the limited information available.
Fact 5 on the Aper: It is possible that this talisman was used for good luck when undertaking a journey, possibly a military expedition of some duration. This would require taking various equipment.
Fact 6 on the Aper: In such circumstances there is the possibility of outside influences requiring constant alertness to possible dangers.
Fact 7 on the Aper: The full meaning and origin of this ancient Egyptian amulet has been lost in the annals of time.
Fact 8 on the Aper: A Talisman or an amulet can be described as a religious object consisting of a stone or other small item, often inscribed or carved with magical inscriptions, magic signs, magic symbols, formula or sacred text.
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