Egyptian Faience Eye Of Horus Amulet
C. 713-332 BC – Late Period
A pale blue Eye of Horus amulet pierced latitudinally for suspension.
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.
Small chip to back of suspension loop otherwise in good condition.
Provenance: Ex P. M. Collection. Ex C. Collection 1990’s. Accompanied by a photo from the collector.
Size: 22mm length
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