Eye of Horus Egyptian Symbol of Good Luck Wall Small Relief 6.5W, Assorted Colors -
The eye of Horus also called Oudjat or Wedjat, is the left lunar eye which originates from the struggle between Horus and Seth. It was a symbol of the power of the God of light, and therefore a popular amulet for protection and good luck.
- Eye of Horus Egyptian Symbol of Protection Color Relief is made from bonded stone, ready to hang
- Measures 6 1/8 in W x 4 1/4 in H x 5/8 in D. Weighs 1.1 lbs.
- Finishes: Color and gold details (E-117SP) or Sandstone (E-117S)
In the struggle between Horus and Seth, Horus loses his left eye which is taken by Seth, but then Horus acquires spiritual sight, the eye of light. The eye was later healed by Thoth and returned to Horus and then called the Oudjat (the Whole One).Some Oudjat eyes had an arm carrying the Ankh or the papyrus staff, symbol for to flourish. The eye of Horus was also used as a protection against the evil eye. From the late old kingdom, two oudjat eyes were placed on the door recesses of tombs.
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