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Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet

This faience amulet is of the wedjat eye. The wedjat eye represents Horus' left eye lost in battle and later restored magically by Hathor. The eye came to symbolize wholeness.

Credit Line

Gift of University College, London

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, Armana, 1349–1336 B.C.

Dimensions

.009

Accession Number

RES.36.83

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets