The Old Egyptian Empire created codes that left embedded in the walls of their monuments. These symbols took them from reality and describe what they served to represent the object itself and the word that contained his name, although they mean different things. The Egyptians, with this symbolism, wrote names or ideas that they had no graphical representation for themselves.
The dung beetle
was to the Egyptians representing the sun god himself at mold beetle dung-ball, which then used to lay their eggs. It points out the fact that his progeny from inside that ball, came to mean to the Egyptians, in fact, this idea of cyclical life, civilization prone to symbolic interpretations. The beetle was used as a prized amulet.
The hieroglyph began appearing from the Twelfth Dynasty, 2000 years before Christ, although experts say that the Egyptians practiced mummification from earlier.What they wanted was to preserve the body so that the soul survives. What we got was sure to delay, artificially, the decomposition of dead bodies. This-religious funeral rites began making some 6000 years ago.
As the practice spread to other cultures such as Persian, Jewish or Scythian. It is estimated that more than 700 million corpses were embalmed by the Egyptian civilization.
This symbol is the «Eye of Horus», the falcon god, which was symbolized as a human eye. This symbol reflects a legend that told how both Seth and Horus fought over the throne of Egypt fought until Seth snatched the eye of Horus. Apparently, Horus, had murdered the father of Seth, who was Osiris.