Schienerl, Peter W.
June 1984
Ornament;Summer84, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p27
The article discusses the "Much-Enduring Eye" amulet, used as protection from the "Evil Eye" during the Roman period. Figures with detailed explanations are provided of a gold medallion, a golden pendant, and a gemstone, all depicting the "Much-Enduring Eye" in various forms. The appearance of the "Much-Enduring Eye" in Christianity as well as in modern-day Islamic Egypt is also discussed.


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