8. Wadjet (The Eye of Horus) “Symbol of Protection & Healing”
The ancient Egyptian symbol Eye of Horus is also known as (Uto, Udjat, Wedjat) which represents healing, protection, good health, good luck, Royal power, sacrifice, and curative qualities, and is the most famous of ancient Egyptian symbols. The left eye belonged to the sky god Horus who gave it away to save his father Osiris who became the ruler of the underworld, the eye was later restored after saving the life of his father. The left eye of Horus is an ancient Egyptian symbol that represents the magical abilities and powers of the sky which were either restored by Hathor or Thoth. This symbol is extremely famous and powerful at that time as it had healing powers and was used as a medical tool to measure the ingredients while making medicine plus it was believed the eye of Horus had mathematical knowledge and power. The Eye of Horus is an incredible example of the mathematical knowledge of ancient Egyptian as the Eyes of Horus are divided into six parts and each part was given a fraction as a measurement unit. All the six-part of the eyes is associated with different sense the right side of the eye represents smell, the pupil represents sight, the left side represents hearing, the curved tail that looks like a tongue represents taste, and the teardrop represents touch. The Amulets of the eye were made out of Gold, Lapis Lazuli & carnelian and were found with both the dead and the living. The eye represents the moon and is considered a symbol of sacrifice. The Eye of Horus symbol corresponds to the location of the third Eye the key to clairvoyance. His right eye is known as the eye of Ra the sun god.
Note: The Wadjet “Eye of Horus” is an ancient Egyptian symbol for protection, sacrifice, healing, Royalty, knowledge, love, good luck, and power. The Eye of Horus “Wadjet” means the totality or unity restored referring to the myth of Osiris. It is a cross between a hawk’s eye and a human eye plus it often comes in green to represent resurrection, vegetation, knowledge, and knowledge.