COLLECTION of RARE ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ANTIQUE EYE of HORUS 1700-1200 BC

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Seller: egycom (177) 98.7%, Location: Luxor, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 132899826591 COLLECTION of RARE ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ANTIQUE EYE of HORUS 1700-1200 BC Horus was an ancient a sky god whose eyes were said to be the sun and the moon. However, he soon became strongly associated with the sun (and the sun god Ra as Ra-Horakhty ("Ra, who is Horus of the two horizons") while Thoth was associated with the moon. An ancient myth describes a battle between Horus and Set in which Horus´ right eye was torn out and Set lost his testicles! Thoth magically restored Horus' eye, at which point it was given the name "Wadjet" ("whole" or "healthy"). In this myth it is specifically stated that it is Horus´ left eye which has been torn out, so the myth relates to the waxing and waning of the moon during which the moon appears to have been torn out of the sky before being restored once every lunar month. Size as show in the picture Condition: as show in the picture, Provenance: Luxor, Material: Stone

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