Double Eye of Horus Ancient Egyptian Symbol of Protection on White

PyramidPrintWrx

Paradise Valley, United States

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“The Eye of Horus” is an Ancient Egyptian symbol of protection. Horus was the Falcon-headed god, son of Osiris, protector of the Pharaoh. The Wadjet or Udjat Eye was a very important, powerful, and very common sacred symbol. It was carved on monuments, drawn on papyrus, and painted on household objects, ships, and the walls of tombs and temples. Amulets of The Eye were worn as jewelry, and wrapped with mummies to protect them from evil spirits as they made their way through the afterlife.

The Double Eye was often painted on the sides of coffins so the deceased could see out, and on the sides of ships to “see the way ahead.”

This Collection features aged & distressed Hieroglyphs on a White background. The aging allows the white color to show through in spots, giving the design the feeling of real vintage hieroglyphic inscriptions as they’re seen today in Egypt. The hieroglyphs were created following the custom, design, colors, and artistry of the Egyptians, carefully researched to ensure their accuracy and authenticity.

The Double Eye of Horus design is available on adult & kid’s t-shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts, tank tops, leggings, mugs, tote bags, wall art, stickers, phone and laptop cases, home goods, pillows, and accessories.

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