Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Late Period (probably)
11/16 x 3/16 x 13/16 in. (1.8 x 0.4 x 2 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Gray glazed faience amulet in the form of a Wadjet-eye. On top of the brow there is an eyelet for suspension. The outer edges of the piece correspond to the outlines of the eye with the exception of the space between the cosmetic line and the "Ty.t" spiral which is solid. The details are all given by means of incised lines. The brow is decorated with a series of diagonal lines.
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Wadjet-eye Amulet, 664–332 B.C.E. Faience, 11/16 x 3/16 x 13/16 in. (1.8 x 0.4 x 2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1300E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1300E_view1.jpg)
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