"I had seen one of them before, in the head of a golem"

 

Reproduction of a Golem
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeReproduction of a Golem - Credit: Michal Maňas
In Jewish folklore, a golem is a giant made of clay. Its head contains two nominal eyes and a larger, more defined watch-eye that enables its master to administer control. Its mouth contains a magical manuscript that is the source of its power and renders it invulnerable to attack.