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The Eyes of Re and Horus

Usually the wadjet eye is considered the left, lunar Eye and the right Eye is considered the Eye of Re. However, the ancient Egyptians did not always distinguish between the two (Darnell 1997, 35).  

Darnell, J.C. 1997, ‘The Apotropaic Goddess in the Eye’, Studien zur Altägyptischen Kultur, 24, 35-48.

Items associated with the Eye of Re or Horus in the Egypt Centre:

Eye amulets

Neith, Wepwawet and the Eye on a coffin fragment

Cartonnage mask with eye on the forehead

 

 

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