Replica Unique piece of Egyptian Horus Falcon Figurine Wearing The Double Crown of Egypt – Made by Egyptian hands
Horus, Egyptian Hor , in ancient Egyptian religion, a god in the form of a falcon whose right eye was the sun or morning star, representing power and quintessence, and whose left eye was the moon or evening star, representing healing. Falcon cults, which were in evidence from late predynastic times, were widespread in Egypt , , Horus was the son of Osiris and Isis and was the nephew of Seth, Osiris?s brother. When Seth murdered Osiris and contested Horus?s heritage (the royal throne of Egypt), Horus became Seth?s enemy. Horus eventually defeated Seth, thus avenging his father and assuming the rule. In the fight, Horus?s left eye (i.e., the moon) was damaged?this being a mythical explanation of the moon?s phases?and was healed by the god Thoth. The figure of the restored eye (the wedjat eye) became a powerful amulet. Horus is also associated (sometimes as son, sometimes as partner) with the ancient cow-goddess Hathor, who is often depicted with cow?s horns, sometimes with cow?s ears.
Length : 8.5 inch
Width : 5.5 inch
Height : 27 inch
#Material : Green AlabasterX
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