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Accession_Number E.63.12
adlib_title Egyptian amulet
Shape Amulet
Shape_description
Material Faience
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Sacred eye amulet, light blue. The eye is crowned with a rectangular piece containing two smaller sacred eyes, a lion sits on top of this.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete. Although much of the glaze is gone there is no loss of detail nor any deposit.
Technique/Style
Provenance Memphis
Period Roman
Date 300-212
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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2002.98.0939.jpg
View of a sacred eye amulet crowned with two smaller sacred eyes and a lion.
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2002.98.0946.jpg
Back view of a sacred eye amulet with two smaller eyes and a lion.
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2008.08.0065.jpg
Group of amulets, from top left (clockwise): neolithic stone figurine fragment (65.6.2), miniature faience figurine, faience figurine, Egyptian terracotta amulet of a crowned head (E.23.44), Egyptian bronze Coptic cross (E.62.27), Egyptian faience amulet (E.63.12) Egyptian faience pendant (E.63.2)
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2008.08.0069.jpg
Group of amulets, from left (clockwise): Neolithic fragment of stone figurine (65.6.2), miniature faience figurine, Egyptian faience figurine, Egyptian faience amulet of crowned head (E.23.44), Egyptian coptic cross (E.62.27), eye of Horus faience amulet (E.63.12), faience stone amulet (E.63.2).
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2008.08.0111.jpg
Above view of a sacred eye amulet.
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2008.08.0113.jpg
Above view of a sacred eye amulet.
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2008.08.0114.jpg
Above view of a sacred eye amulet.
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2008.08.0117.jpg
Above view of a sacred eye amulet.
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2008.08.0119.jpg
Above view of a sacred eye amulet.
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2008.08.0121.jpg
Above view of a sacred eye amulet.
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2008.08.0123.jpg
Above view of a sacred eye amulet.
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2008.08.0125.jpg
Above view of a sacred eye amulet.
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2008.08.0126.jpg
Above view of a sacred eye amulet.
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2008.08.0146.jpg
Top view of a sacred eye amulet.
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2008.08.0148.jpg
Top view of a sacred eye amulet
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2008.08.0204.jpg
Above view of a sacred eye amulet
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2008.08.0207.jpg
Above view of a sacred eye amulet
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2008.08.0209.jpg
Above view of a sacred eye amulet
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2008.08.0214.jpg
Above view of a sacred eye amulet
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2008.08.0216.jpg
Above view of a Faience Egyptian amulet showing a sacred eye.
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2008.08.0218.jpg
Above view of a sacred eye amulet
Comparanda
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Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 3.6
Diameters 2.8
Handle_height
Other_dims. Depth 0.7
Location Myth and religion
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey
Date_edited 20.09.2002; 11.01.2006
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