Seller: nightingale_box (684) 99.4%, Location: Bangkok, default, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 273617215114 RR176 Culture: Ancient Egypt. New Kingdom. 18th Dynasty Material: Faience Object: Faience ring . eye of Horus Dimensions (in cm): 18 x 17 mm Century/ Timeframe: 1550 - 1077 B.C Origin: Egypt The Eye of Horus was a powerful protection symbol from Ancient Egypt. It is also known as the Wedjat . The Eye of Horus was a sacred symbol said to protect anything behind it. It is the “All seeing Eye”. It is a symbol of great god power. Many people wear the Eye of Horus as an amulet to protect themselves from envious and ill-wishing people. It is often seen on t-shirts, sweaters and so on. Ornaments of the Eye of Horus are sold in the thousands around the world. It is especially popular in the Mediterranean countries. It is not uncommon to see versions of the Eye of Horus painted on fishing boats in these countries. It is used as a protection symbol ensuring a safe journey at sea.