Fragment of a Wedjat Eye Ring

Faience | 0.9in | c. 1390-1352 B.C.

Unknown Artist

The wedjat eye represents the healed eye of the god Horus. It depicts a combination of a human and a falcon eye, since Horus was often associated with a falcon. Its ancient Egyptian name, wedjat, means "the one that is sound (again)." In Egyptian myt...
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