About this object

Fragment of faience (plaque amulet?) decorated on one side with a wedjat (Eye of Horus) and the other with the face of Hathor.

Label stuck to the surface with printed text "Hofmuseum".

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    New Kingdom; Third Intermediate Period; Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 332 BC
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    53 mm x 38 mm
  • Note
    Formerly known as 1978.291.330.
  • Related people
    Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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