Eye of Horus Amulet

Blue faience amulet of eye of Horus, sometimes called a Wedjet eye. This was a powerful symbol of protection, to ensure the safety and health of the wearer. Amulets were worn to protect the wearer by their religious associations.
The ancient Egyptians had many different beliefs about the god Horus. One of the most common ones was that Horus was the son of Isis and Osiris.
Osiris was murdered by his brother Seth, Horus fought with Seth for the throne of Egypt and lost an eye. The eye was restored to him and it became a symbol of protection for the ancient Egyptians. After the battle, Horus was chosen to be the ruler of the world of the living.

Eye of Horus Amulet

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