The wedjat-eye of Horus, Ptolemaic Period, Thonis-Heracleion, Aboukir Bay, Egypt. This pendant amulet is the image of the eye of the falcon god Horus, son of Osiris, wounded by his uncle the god Seth, and healed by the powers of the ibis god Thoth. The wedjat, or full eye, is also the symbol of the full moon whose disk becomes a full circle over the course of 14 days, and the symbol of the reconstitution of the body of Osiris, hacked into 14 parts (for the 14 days of the waxing moon). The eye of Horus, symbol of the healing of wounds and the reconstitution of the body is an extremely widespread and popular amulet.
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