Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet
Length: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Faience with black painted details
Not On View
This blue faience amulet is of a wedjat eye with black painted details. The wedjat eye represents Horus’ left eye lost in battle and later restored magically by Hathor. The eye came to symbolize wholeness.
Luigi Vassalli Collection (1812-1887); by 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection; 1957: gift of Horace L. Mayer.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer