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
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • 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
    John Greville Rev Chester ( Collector, previous owner)


Previous owners

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