Egyptian. <em>Wadjet-eye Amulet</em>, 664–30 B.C.E. Faience, 7/8 x 1/4 x 1 1/8 in. (2.2 x 0.6 x 2.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1294E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1294E_side1_PS2.jpg)

Wadjet-eye Amulet


Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664–30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 7/8 x 1/4 x 1 1/8 in. (2.2 x 0.6 x 2.8 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1294E

Image: 37.1294E_side1_PS2.jpg,side 1

Catalogue Description:
Pale green glazed faience amulet in the form of a Wadjet-eye. The piece is pierced from side to side for suspension. The details of the eye are given on both the front and rear surfaces by means of modelling and incised lines. The eyebrows are deocrated with a series of chevron-shaped lines. Condition: Small chips; glaze now a light tan.

Brooklyn Museum