Ancient Egyptian Symbols and Their Meanings - Mythologian

Jan 23, 2017 · The Crook and the Flail – Hekha and Nekhakha. The shepherd’s crook symbol in ancient Egyptian culture was the symbol of the state’s power over its people. The word “hekha (HqA)”, which is also an epithet of Osiris, means “to rule”. In a similar way, the flail (nekhakha) was considered as the symbol of royal power.…