Large Egyptian Hardstone Eye Of Horus Amulet
C. 713-332 BC – Late Period
A large hardstone Eye of Horus amulet, possibly syenite.
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.
Although repaired and a slightly chipped, it is of a good size.
Provenance: Ex H. N. Collection, Milton Keynes, collected in 1980’s – 1990’s.
Size: 22mm x 28mm