Multiple wadjet eye amulet



Accession Number
AB2
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Amulets case
Object Type
Jewellery, Amulet
Period
Third Intermediate Period
Material
Faience
Provenance
Egypt, Abydos
Measurements
Height: 24mm | Width: 24mm | Depth: 7mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

An openwork quadruple wadjet eye amulet, 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. It was subsequently gifted to the Egypt Centre in 1997.

Bibliography

Andrews, Carol 1994. Amulets of ancient Egypt. London: The British Museum Press. [p. 44]

Last modified: 06 Nov 2020

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