The ankh, also known as key of life, the key of the Nile or crux ansata (Latin meaning "cross with a handle"), was the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic character that read "eternal life", a triliteral sign for the consonants ꜥ-n-ḫ. Egyptian gods are often portrayed carrying it by its loop, or bearing one in each hand, arms crossed over their chest.
Rosetta Stone - ancient Egyptian granodiorite stele decree at Memphis for King Ptolemy V. Consists of 3 scripts...Ancient Greek, Egyptian hieroglyphs, & Demotic. Due to the Ancient Greek text it provided the means to understand the other 2 languages! Thomas Young & Jean-Francois Champollion raced to translate the hieroglyphs...Champollion ended up becoming the victor!
Mechanical Dog, ivory, ca. 1390–1353 B.C.E. Egypt. New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III. The Met.Mus.of Art. This leaping hunting dog can be made to open and close its mouth using the lever beneath the chest. When the mouth is opened, two teeth and a red tongue are visible.