Drawing pattern Egypt eye of Horus
Horus - Egyptian mythology influenced the world view at the Nile 5000 years ago.
The world of the ancient Egyptians was influenced by the deep faith in the gods and their relation to the humans. Rites, traditions and stories surrounded the gods' world in a rich circle, that guided the life from birth to death daily.
The god venerated the most in entire Egypt was Horus. He was the aggressive god of heaven with the falcon's head, often imaged with a double crown, Anch (Egyptian cross) and a Was sceptre (the rod with stylised animal's head). Horus embodied the worldly order and ruled with the kings, the used his name by putting it infant of their own.
The moon's eye of Horus
The eye of Horus was the left again restored moon's eye of Hours. It was worn as amulet and protected against accidents and the evil eye, brought fertility and strength. From the New Empire decorations of burial objects and coffins' walls are known.
- drawing pattern Egypt eye of Horus size 15x10 cm
- circa size of a postcard
- out of real premium papyrus
- turnaround 30-40 minutes
- free hieroglyphs alphabet
The eye of Horus and today's superstition
Still today in the Arabian countries it is common to protect oneself with a amulet with an eye of Horus, even when the origin of that superstition is forgotten for a long time already. Many women carry it and it is put around newborns' necks, because the faith in the eye's magical power is deep.
With watercolour, fibre-tips or tempera colours can be drawn on that valid material of the drawing pattern Egypt, with the hieroglyph gf the kings' god Horus a small piece of art is created.
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