Wedjat Eye Amulet



Large pale blue glazed faience Wedjat Eye amulet. Longitudinally pierced through the middle for suspension. Decorated on one side only. Traces of black paint on the brow (modern?). The teardrop is broken and mended but not holding well and very fragile to handle as a result. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum no. "Cairo 187". Purchased in Cairo by Sir Henry Wellcome, 1911. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Previous repair, surface loss, pitted, crazed, surface dirt: