The 'Ankh' was is one of the most important Egyptian Symbols seen in images and pictures of ancient Egypt. The 'Ankh', which was also known as key of life, was depicted as a "cross with a handle" that represented eternal life.
The 'Ankh' was held in the hands of the gods as a symbol of their power to give life or take it away. The symbol of the ankh means “life” and often is used as an amulet, as a symbolic representation of both physical and eternal life. The Ankh symbolise life, immortality and reincarnation.
Parts of the Ankh:
The vertical bar: represents the body of the ankh, a symbol of masculine energy, and genuine will for a better world, representing command, a backbone of the believer in God. A command directed from top to down, the coordinate of the vertical direction of the universe.
I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.