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Waldorf ~ 5th grade ~ Ancient Egypt ~ Eye of Horus

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Chapter 2 Part 2 Eye makeup in Egyptian culture was worn mainly by royalty and leaders. Eyes were thought to protect against illness and were a part of their spiritual beliefs.

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Gold mask of Tutankhamun, Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

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Wedjat Eye Amulet, Egypt, Ptolemaic period. 664 - 30 BCE. Wood, glass, gold, copper

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Jewelry from ancient Egypt …

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An ancient Egyptian gold and lapis-lazuli swivel ring containing wedjat amulet, a symbol of wholeness and wellbeing.

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Gold finger-ring; cornelian bezel in form of cat with a wedjat-eye on the under-side. Egypt. 3rd Intermediate period (1070 BC-664 BC) love it.

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The most mysterious sarcophagus in the Museum of Cairo, it is believed to be the coffin of the long-searched for Akenaten. It has a commoner's wig, but has been fitted with a beard and uraeus (strong indication of a royal). Found in January 1907 in tomb 55 by Theodore Davis and Edward R. Ayrton, the names on the sarcophagus have been erased. Click to read more...

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Panel from the back of Tutankhamun's golden throne, discovered in his tomb in the Valley of the Kings

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