What do you think ‘ward off evil’ means?
Why do you think the Egyptians believed the eye could get rid of evil?
What symbol would you use to 'ward off evil'?
Can you think of any other symbols used in this way by other cultures?
Why do you think the story of Horus' eye was important to Ancient Egyptian people?
How do you think the idea of the eye as protection helped them?
Research other examples of Egyptian eyes held in museums (eg. use the 3D viewer from the Petrie Museum website, link below) and compare them to this one.
Explore the different gods and stories in Ancient Egyptian mythology and relate them to museum artefacts.
Taking inspiration from Egyptian mythology and examples of ancient artefacts, design your own Egyptian masks/faces/eyes.