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The Eye of Osiris
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The eye of Osiris is a common theme in Malta.

The eyes represent Osiris, the Egyptian god. Osiris was drowned and dismembered by his brother. The goddess Isis gave him new life and he became god of the underworld. His power granted all life which allowed him to rule over the dead and living.

When Egyptian rulers died, they believed they became one with Osiris and thus, immortal