Egyptian Turquoise Faience Eye of Horus Amulet A pale turquoise glazed faience amulet of the Eye of Horus (also known as the wedjat, or udjat), wit.. Product #: AS-3399 Regular price: $90.00 $90.00 Sold
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Egyptian Turquoise Faience Eye of Horus Amulet

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A pale turquoise glazed faience amulet of the Eye of Horus (also known as the wedjat, or udjat), with details lightly incised. A ribbed loop at the top, pierced for suspension; plain glazed reverse.

Complete and intact, a few light encrustations. 

Late Dynastic-Ptolemaic period
Circa 7th-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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A pale turquoise glazed faience amulet of the Eye of Horus (also known as the wedjat, or udjat), with details lightly incised. A ribbed loop at the top, pierced for suspension; plain glazed reverse.

Complete and intact, a few light encrustations. 

Late Dynastic-Ptolemaic period
Circa 7th-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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