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Accession_Number E.23.61
adlib_title Egyptian amulet
Shape Amulet
Shape_description
Material Faience
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Sacred eye amulet, blue with the eye detail painted in black. A hole has been drilled through the amulet to enable wearing.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete. The only detail missing is the curl from the end of the line originating from the underside of the eye. The glaze has totally rubbed away.
Technique/Style
Provenance Unknown
Period 3rd Intermediate Period / Late Dynastic Period
Date 912-343
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0215.jpg
2002.98.0215.jpg
Top view of three sacred eye amulets.
2002.98.0216.jpg
2002.98.0216.jpg
Top view of three sacred eye amulets.
2002.98.0217.jpg
2002.98.0217.jpg
Top view of the backs of three sacred eye amulets.
2002.98.0940.jpg
2002.98.0940.jpg
Top view of the front of a sacred eye amulet.
2002.98.0945.jpg
2002.98.0945.jpg
Front view of the back of a sacred eye amulet.
2007.99.0085.jpg
2007.99.0085.jpg
Top view of the front of a sacred eye amulet.
2011.03.0029.jpg
2011.03.0029.jpg
Top view of the front of a sacred eye amulet.
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Beazley_DB
Height 1.9
Diameters 2.6
Handle_height
Other_dims. Depth: 0.5
Location Egypt
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey
Date_edited 20/9/02; 09.01.2006
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