Egyptian Blue Faience Eye of Horus Amulet A blue glazed faience amulet of the Eye of Horus (also known as the wedjat, or udjat), with moulded .. Product #: AS-3398 Regular price: $90.00 $90.00 Sold
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Egyptian Blue Faience Eye of Horus Amulet

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A blue glazed faience amulet of the Eye of Horus (also known as the wedjat, or udjat), with moulded details lightly incised; pierced for suspension; similarly modelled on both sides.

Complete and intact, a few light accretions to surfaces and within suspension hole. 

Late Dynastic-Ptolemaic period
Circa 6th-1st century BC.

The Eye of Horus was a powerful symbol of protection in Ancient Egypt, also known as the Wedjet, (or Ujat, meaning "Whole One") and the "all seeing eye". It was believed to have healing and protective power, and was used as a protective amulet.

For similar examples see Carol Andrews, 'Amulets of Ancient Egypt' (London 1994, pp43-44, fig...

A blue glazed faience amulet of the Eye of Horus (also known as the wedjat, or udjat), with moulded details lightly incised; pierced for suspension; similarly modelled on both sides.

Complete and intact, a few light accretions to surfaces and within suspension hole. 

Late Dynastic-Ptolemaic period
Circa 6th-1st century BC.

The Eye of Horus was a powerful symbol of protection in Ancient Egypt, also known as the Wedjet, (or Ujat, meaning "Whole One") and the "all seeing eye". It was believed to have healing and protective power, and was used as a protective amulet.

For similar examples see Carol Andrews, 'Amulets of Ancient Egypt' (London 1994, pp43-44, fig 46).

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