Horus is the son of Osiris and nephew to Set. After Set murdered Osiris, Horus and his mother Isis set to work putting the dismembered Osiris back together and reviving him as lord of the underworld. According to one story, Horus sacrificed one of his own eyes for Osiris. In another story, Horus loses his eye in a subsequent battle with Set. As such, the symbol is connected with healing and restoration. The symbol is also one of protection and was commonly used in protective amulets worn by both the living and the dead. The Eye of Horus commonly, but not always. sports a blue iris. The Eye of Horus is the most common use of the eye symbol.
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The Mannequin challenge is nothing new, It's been going on for centuries! This is a fun historical take on the Mannequin challenge. The design looks like a fresco tomb painting based on ancient Egyptian mythology that shows a seated Egyptian falcon head god Horus with other figures from possibly and ancient wedding. Great T-shirt gift for the history buff! A multicolor border goes around the main design with Egyptian style lettering.
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