About this object

Light blue and black glazed faience Eye of Horus (Wedjat). Pierced through the length so that it could be threaded and worn. Vertical part of the falcon markings missing below the eye.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period; Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1069 BC - 332 BC
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Miss Rosalind Nash via Salisbury Museum, 1949
  • Collector
    Florence Nightingale
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1850
  • Measurements
    17.5 mm x 25 mm x 6 mm
  • Related people
    Rosalind Frances Nash ( Previous owner); Florence Nightingale ( Collector, previous owner)
  • Related documents/media

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Rosalind Frances Nash

    Owned from: 1910-08-13
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1949
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Florence Nightingale

    Owned from: 1850
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1910-08-13
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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