The bennu is the Egyptian interpretation of the mythical phoenix. The Phoenix is a mythological firebird which, upon it's death bursts into flames and from the flames is reborn again as a young phoenix. In Egyptian mythology the bennu was associated with resurrection, creation, renewal, and the Sun. It was believed to be the soul of the Sun-God Ra.
The center design is made from genuine New Guinea Rosewood and is surrounded by silver over a pewter core with an invisible hypoallergenic coating to protect the finish.
Approximate size of the dog tag, including the loop which moves freely from left to right, is 1 7/8 by 1 inches. Tribal Hollywood offers a selection of designer style leather necklaces and silver chains to complete your necklace.