About this object

This quadruple wedjat (eye of Horus) amulet is of a design comprising four wedjats, two at the top, and two at the bottom, in mirror image, one both sides. Pierced through the length so the amulet could be threaded and worn.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period; Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1069 BC - 332 BC about
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1867 before
  • Measurements
    31.5 mm x 37 mm x 11 mm
  • Note
    1 of 4 amulets of the same design under the number M11926.
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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