The Ancient Egyptians believed that enclosing the name of a person in a shen ring
would protect the person from evil in life and even after death! Pharaohs wore cartrouches
, which provided the same protection while also serving as jewlery!
Now you can get your very own 3D-printed copy with YOUR name in it! Simply upload an image of your name in heiroglyphics and Shapeways will automatically emboss it on the model- at no extra charge!
This version is for people with fairly short names! If your name is long, you can use this model instead
Don't know what your name looks like in heiroglyphics? You can use this site
and screenshot the heiroglyphs. For best results, choose the "Display: Name", "Font: Black, M", and "Scene: Anubis-Papyrus1", then delete the backgound in an image editing program.