Our page banner is a detail of a brooch made by Tiffany & Co. Its design was inspired by a pectoral discovered in 1894 from the tomb of Princess Mereret, daughter of Sesostris III, in Dahshur, Egypt.
Photo: (Creative Commons) Walters Art Museum
The horned viper is used for the "V" sound in words like vine and names like Vincent and Victoria.
The quail chick is used for the "W" sound in words like wise and why, and names like William and Wendy.
The basket and the folded cloth combine for the "X" sound in words like ox and names like Xavier and Xena.