Wedjat Eye Amulet

56.20.343
Green glazed faience Wedjat (eye of Horus) amulet with slight relief detail in black. Given to Flaxman Spurrell by his friend the Egyptologist Flinders Petrie who worked for two seasons in the Faiyum region of Egypt between 1888 and 1890. This is one of fourteen wedjat amulets (nos. 56.20.341-54) collected in the Faiyum region that Spurrell glued to a sheet of card.