About this object

Blue and black wedjat (eye of Horus) amulet of glazed faience. The design comprises four wedjat eyes, two at the top, and two at the bottom, in mirror image. The back is flat and undetailed. 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 the Royal Institution, Liverpool
  • Collector
    Liverpool Royal Institution
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    39 mm x 36 mm x 8 mm
  • Note
    There are eight items under the accession number 42.18.26, subdivided by suffix letters in 2012.
  • Related people
    Liverpool Royal Institution ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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