About this object

Two toned blue and black glazed faience amulet in the form of an openwork wedjat (eye of Horus) within in a rectangular frame. Black faince for the pupil and eyebrow. Double sided. Threading hole passes across the length of the object so that it could be worn. Good technique and perfect preservation.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • 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
    1877
  • Measurements
    39 mm x 46 mm x 5 mm
  • Related people
    John Greville Rev Chester (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • John Greville Rev Chester

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