Beautiful Egyptian Blue Glazed Faience Eye of Horus Amulet

Item Description

C. 713-332 BC – Late Period

A beautiful blue glazed faience Eye of Horus amulet with black high relief and complete with suspension loop.

The Eye of Horus amulet is also known as Uzat or ‘Wedjat’, meaning “Whole One”. It is a symbol of protection and was used to deflect evil, as well as believed to have healing powers. The Uzat eye’s represent the two eye’s of Horus as he was a sun and moon deity therefore, his right eye was the sun, and the left was the moon.

Ref: Amulets by W. M. Flinders Petrie. Plate XXV

Strong colour and good detail.

Provenance: M. S. C. Collection.

Size: 20mm length



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