Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
1.05 cm (7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This faience amulet is of the wedjat eye and has a blue glaze. The details are in relief on one face and it has a bored suspensin ring. The wedjat eye represents Horus’ left eye lost in battle and later restored magically by Hathor. The eye came to symbolize wholeness.
Gift of Estate of Mrs. Francis C. Lowell