Wedjat Eye Amulet
Third Intermediate Period,
ca. 1070–664 B.C.
Faience, 6.5 cm long
Wedjat eye amulets were among the most popular amulets of ancient Egypt. The wedjat eye represents the healed eye of the god Horus and embodies healing power as well as regeneration and protection in general. This eye here is an intriguing combination of the regular wedjat eye with a wing, two uraei, and a lion.
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