The Eye of Horus: Definition, Symbol & Mathematical Meaning


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Which of these Egyptian gods was not part of Horus' family?

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1. How did an eye come to represent Horus?

2. Why was a peregrine falcon the model for the Eye of Horus?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study assessments will help you to discover how much you know about the Eye of Horus. For the quiz, you'll be required to know about key points such as the Egyptian gods in Horus' family and the reason an eye became the symbol for Horus.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics will be addressed:

  • The model for the Eye of Horus
  • Examples of the power associated with the Eye of Horus
  • Mathematical feature associated with this ancient Egyptian symbol
  • A hidden message regarding the mathematics expressed within the symbol

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Eye of Horus
  • Making connections - use understanding of the Eye of Horus and how it's connected to mathematics
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the gods in Horus' family

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson called The Eye of Horus: Definition, Symbol & Mathematical Meaning will help to teach you more about these study concepts:

  • Stories associated with Horus' family in ancient Egyptian mythology
  • Symbolism of protection with the Eye of Horus
  • Eye of Horus features
  • Evidence of the Eye of Horus