Eye of Horus amulet

4000-30 BCE in Egypt
Ancient Egyptian people

Faience Eye of Horus amulet, right eye, Egyptian, 4000 BCE-30 BCE

Faience eye of Horus amulet, Ancient Egyptian, 4000-30 BCE. Sometimes known as the wedjat eye, this amulet had complex meanings within the Egyptian culture, including protection against the 'evil eye'. Faience is a glazed non-clay ceramic material, composed mainly of crushed quartz or sand