This an Egyptian symbol Ankh. It symbolized eternal life to the Egyptians. This symbol was found in many writings and carried as amulets by the people. The afterlife played a big part in Egyptian culture
HATHOR: Motherhood Hathor is one of the most ancient goddesses in the world. She personifies love, joy, music, dance, motherhood and fertility. Later on Hathor became identified with other ancient Egyptian goddesses of motherhood and fertility
Original pinner said: "Isis ( Aset in Egyptian) was originally a Goddess from Nubia and was adopted into Egyptian belief. Her name literally means female of throne, Queen of the throne. Wife and sister to Asar ( Osiris) and mother of Horus.