Egyptian Faience Eye Of Horus Amulet

Item Description

C. 713-332 BC – Late period
Meaning: Horus son of Osiris; Egyptian deity worshipped as a sky god
Uzat eyes are probably a pair; right and left which represent the two eyes of Horus; and were also compared to the sun and moon. One of the earliest amulets
Good strong colour with nice detail and minor surface deposits
Ref: Amulets by W. M. Flinders Petrie. Similar examples to Plate XXV
Ex Florence Rossetti collection 1948 – 1950



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