Two Fingers Talisman

Egyptian Talismans and Amulets - The Two Fingers Talisman

The Talismans and Amulets of Ancient Egypt and facts about the Two Fingers amulet symbolized prayers

Ancient Egyptians - The Two Fingers Amulet
A comprehensive guide and fact sheet about this unusual amulet. Discover fascinating facts and information about ancient Egypt and the Two Fingers talisman.

Facts about the ancient Egyptian talisman

The meaning of the talisman symbolized prayers

The ancient Egyptian magic amulet related to the mythology of Horus and Osiris

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Facts about the Ancient Egyptian Two Fingers Talisman
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Ancient Egypt - The Two Fingers Amulet Fact Sheet

Fact 1: The Two Fingers was worn as a protective talisman by both the living and the deceased and represents the medius and index fingers.

Fact 2: Meaning of the Two Fingers: To the ancient Egyptians the Two Fingers symbolized the prayers made requesting help, assistance, approval and blessing.

Fact 3: The strange depiction of the Two Fingers originates from early Egyptian mythology in which Horus extended two fingers to assist his father Osiris in mounting the ladder suspended between this world and the next (also see the Ladder amulet).

Fact 4: The ancient Egyptians believed the fingers were an emblem of strength and power. This mythology is referred to in the Pyramid Texts of Pepi I which stated that the "two fingers of the Lord of the Ladder", referring to Horus, helped Osiris to ascend to the sky.

Fact 5: The raising of the first two fingers was regarded as a sign of peace and good faith.

Fact 6: The first finger was the indicator of divine will and justice and the only one that can stand erect by itself alone.

Fact 7: The second finger represented the spirit of the creator and the mediator.

Fact 8: The symbolism of extending the index and medius two fingers is still used today as a sign of ecclesiastical benediction.

Fact 9: The Two Fingers amulet was made, almost exclusively from highly protective stones such as black onyx but more frequently from hematite or black obsidian.

Fact 10: Black stones were frequently used in statuary and funerary equipment to evoke the regenerative qualities of Osiris and the Underworld.

Fact 11: The color black represented death and the afterlife to the ancient Egyptians and therefore associated with Osiris, the god of death, the Underworld and rebirth.

Fact 12: Talismans of the Two Fingers have been found in the interior of ancient Egyptian mummies.

Fact 13: 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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