Quadruple eye amulet
A quadruple eye showing the degradation of the design over time. It is probably from Abydos. The object was gifted to the University of Wales, Aberystwyth by John Bancroft Willans, a subscriber of the Egypt Exploration Fund/Society, who received the object in 1903, and was then subsequently gifted to the Egypt Centre in 1997.
Andrews, Carol 1994. Amulets of ancient Egypt. London: The British Museum Press. [p. 44] Herrmann, Christian and Thomas Staubli (eds) 2010. 1001 Amulett: altägyptischer Zauber, monotheisierte Talismane, säkulare Magie. Freiburg (Schweiz): BIBEL+ORIENT Museum.
- Other Identity
- 10 (Margaret Murray list)
- Previous Owners
- Egypt Exploration Society | John Bancroft Willans (1881–1957) | University of Wales, Aberystwyth
- Gift, The University of Wales, Aberystwyth (24 Mar 1997)
- Last modified: 31 Jul 2022