Egyptian Faience Eye Of Horus Amulet
C. 713-332 BC – Late Period
A slight patchy glazed eye of horus amulet with incised detail 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.
Minor chip to edge otherwise good strong colour with nice detail.
Ref: Amulets by W. M. Flinders Petrie. Plate XXV.