The Ankh: Ancient Symbol of Life The ankh is the most well-known symbol to come out of ancient Egypt. In their hieroglyphic system of writing the ankh represents the concept of eternal life. As a vivifying talisman, the ankh is often held or offered by gods and pharaohs. Vinnie was the last member to wear a unique makeup/costume configuration, as the character of The Ankh Warrior, until he and the band were first shown without the makeup during an interview on MTV in September 1983.
|Circumference, in||21.66 - 25.99|
|Bill length, in||2.84|
|Crown height, in||6.3|
The band formed in 1970, under the name Rainbow. Two notable members were bassist Gene Klein (born Chaim Witz) and rhythm guitarist Stanley Eisen.