Egyptian Diorite Eye of Horus Amulet. Nice Style
C. 1070-713 BC – Third Intermediate Period
A nice attractive speckled black and white diorite Eye of Horus amulet with central pierced suspension hole through the centre.
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.
A good size with some small chips to surfaces and intact.
Provenance: Ex M. S. C. Collection.
Size: 26mm length