VERY LARGE Egyptian Faience Eye Of Horus Amulet
C. 1070-713 BC – Third Intermediate Period
A very large Eye of Horus amulet with linear decoration.
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.
Slightly chipped otherwise good detail and intact and of a very large size. Collection stickers affixed to back.
Provenance; Ex J. B. Collection from 1970’s-2012.
Size: 43mm x 54mm