Egyptian Diorite Eye of Horus Amulet

Item Description

C. 1070-713 BC – Third Intermediate Period

A 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.

Nice surfaces and intact. A small and nice example.

Provenance: Ex J. B. Collection

Size: 11mm long



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