exquisitevacancy's tattoo #2


exquisitevacancy's tattoo #2

Eye of Horus, a hieroglyph and symbol

Seven different hieroglyphs are used to represent the "eye"-(human body parts). One is the common usage of the verb: to do, make, or perform. The other frequently used hieroglyph is the Wedjat, a sacred eye symbol that gives a mummy the ability "to see again", called the Eye of Horus after his cult rose to prominence as the son of Hathor.

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    mj0420 said on February 4, 2009

    very cool!

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    hathor1 said on February 4, 2009

    Cool Eye of Horus, I love the subtle shading of colours

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on February 3, 2009

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