Pottery amulet mould for a wadjet eye



Accession Number
EC664
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Drawers beneath stelae, Drawer 1
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Mould, Amulet mould
Material
Pottery
Measurements
Length: 37mm | Width: 34mm | Height: 17mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A pottery mould for a wadjet amulet. Such moulds were used for making faience amulets. They have been found in large quantities at Amarna and Qantir. Such amulets were worn by the living as well as the dead.