Very Large Egyptian Faience Green Glazed Eye of Horus Amulet

Item Description

C. 713-332 BC – Late Period

A large glazed eye of Horus amulet with a black relief.

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.

Ref:- Amulets by W. M. Flinders Petrie. Similar examples to Plate XXV

Good colour and detail.

Provenance; Ex J. B. Collection from 1970’s-2012.

Size: 47mm length



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