Eye of Horus
Ancient Egyptian symbol of good health, protection and royal power. The Eye of Horus is also known as the Wadjet. Wadjet was one of the earliest Egyptian gods. The name is derived from wadj, meaning green, so Wadjet is known as the green one. Eye of Horus funerary amulets were often buried with pharaohs to ward of evil and protect them in the afterlife. Ancient Egyptian sailors would also paint the symbol on their vessels to ensure safe travel while at sea.