About this object

Two toned blue and black glazed faience amulet in the form of an openwork Wedjat Eye of Horus in a frame. Double sided. Threading hole passes across the length of the object. Good technique and perfect preservation.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1069 BC - 664 BC
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Rev. Greville John Chester, 1877
  • Collector
    John Greville Rev Chester
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    39 mm x 46 mm x 5 mm
  • Related people
    Greville John Chester (Collector, previous owner)


Previous owners

  • Greville John Chester

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Collected
    Owned until: 1877-09-20
    Disposal method: Sold
Object view = Humanities
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