Egypt Horus Eye Coloring Pages
Horus - Egyptian mythology shaped the world view 5000 years ago on the Nile River
The world of the ancient Egyptians was characterized by a deep belief in the gods and their relationship with man. Rites, traditions and stories lined up in a rich wreath around this world of gods, which determined life from birth to death on a daily basis.
The god most worshipped in all Egypt was Horus. He was the martial, falcon-headed sky god, often depicted with a double crown, anch, (the Egyptian cross) and the was-scepter, (the staff with a stylized animal head). Horus embodied the worldly order and ruled through the kings, they made use of his name by prefixing it to theirs.
The moon eye of Horus
According to the Udjat text, Horus and his uncle, Seth, were in dispute over the throne of Osiris, and Seth plucked out Horus' left eye. Thoth, the wise moon god, patron of science, magic and writing, found it and put it back.
The Horus Eye is the left, restored moon eye of Horus. It was worn as an amulet and protected against accidents and the evil eye, brought fertility and power. Decorations of funerary objects and coffin walls are known from the New Kingdom.
The eye of Horus also had a significance in mathematics, doctors used a mathematical division of the eye to make remedies.
- Painting Templates Egypt Eye of Horus - Size 15x10cm
- approx. postcard size
- on real premium papyrus
- working time 30-40 minutes
- free hieroglyphics ABC
The eye of Horus and superstition today
Even today, it is common in Arab countries to protect oneself by wearing a pendant with an eye of Horus, although the origin of this superstition has long been forgotten. Many women wear it and it is hung around the neck of newborns, because the belief in the magical power of the eye is deeply rooted.
Painting template Egypt is the eye of Horus also for Maltese fishermen. They also believe in the power of the eye and use the symbol of protection for their colorful boats.
Egypt Horus Eye Coloring Template
The Egypt Horus Eye coloring page has postcard size.
With 15 cm x 10 cm, the coloring template Egypt has a size that is already suitable for a 5-year-old child.
The real premium papyrus is pre-drawn with black contours and makes the coloring template Egypt, with its ancient motif, something special. The coloring template Egypt is accompanied by a free hieroglyphic alphabeth.
With watercolors, markers or tempera paints can be created on this valuable material of the coloring template Egypt, the hieroglyph of the king god Horus as a small work of art.
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