The eye of Horus and the Eye of Ra were both used frequently in ancient Egypt, most notably in drawings and jewelry. This lesson will examine the. The god Ra had been ruling the world for a long time. He was getting old and people ridiculed him. To take revenge he sent the Eye of Ra to destroy them. The Eye of Ra or Eye of Re is a being in ancient Egyptian mythology that functions as a feminine counterpart to the sun god Ra and a violent force that subdues Roles · Manifestations · Worship · Citations.