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   This amulet represents the eye of Horus and was used in ancient Egypt. It should be made of lapis-lazuli or mak stone. However, they have been found to be made of any material that was available.

The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology. 2014.

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  • Eye of Horus — The Eye of Horus (Wedjat) [Chapter 14, Egyptian Art in David P. Silverman, Ancient Egypt , Duncan Baird Publishers, 1997. p.228] (previously Wadjet and the Eye of the Moon; and afterwards as The Eye of Ra) [ Wörterbuch der ägyptischen Sprache 1,… …   Wikipedia

  • Amulet —    This is an object worn on the body, usually around the neck, which wards off evil and disease or brings about a desired result. If stones or gems are used in an amulet they are often engraved with magic words, characters or pictures. See… …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

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